Plant Care Scarlet Sage
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Scarlet Sage

3.8 out of 5 (5 experiences)

Scarlet Sage has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves
Scarlet Sage has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily

Also known as

Salvia

Taxonomy

Salvia splendens
Salvia
Lamiaceae
Lamiales

How to care for Scarlet Sage

Water

How often to water your Scarlet Sage

Water needs for Scarlet Sage
0.5 cups
every 9

Scarlet Sage needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Scarlet Sage

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Scarlet Sage in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Scarlet Sage: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Scarlet Sage love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Scarlet Sage does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Scarlet Sage in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Scarlet Sage

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Scarlet Sage: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Scarlet Sage after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

FAQs
Difficulty Level

Scarlet Sage is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!


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Care Summary for Scarlet Sage

Scarlet Sage

Scarlet Sage


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

What other plant parents say

Scarlet Sage has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 2
Scarlet Sage has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 2
Scarlet Sage has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 1
Scarlet Sage has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 1
Scarlet Sage has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 1
Scarlet Sage has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 1
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leaf-1 5 Plants
xp 40 XP
04/29/2021

Grows very slowly

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