The tender parts of the plant are eaten boiled
There are no material uses listed for Salvia glabrescens.
There are no medicinal uses listed for Salvia glabrescens.
Seed - sow March/April in a greenhouse
. Germination usually takes place within 2 weeks. Prick out the seedlings into individual pots when they are large enough to handle and plant them out in early summer. In areas where the plant is towards the limits of its hardiness, it is best to grow the plants on in a greenhouse for their first winter and plant them out in late spring of the following year.
Cuttings of half-ripe wood succeed at almost any time in the growing season
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We have very little information on this species and do not know if it will be hardy in Britain, though judging by its native range it should succeed outdoors in many parts of this country. It is very closely related to S. nipponica
. The following notes are based on the general needs of the genus.
Requires a very well-drained light sandy soil in a sunny position. Prefers a rich soil. Plants can be killed by excessive winter wet.
Members of this genus are rarely if ever troubled by browsing deer
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Associations & Interactions
There are no interactions listed for Salvia glabrescens. Do you know of an interaction that should be listed here? edit this page to add it.
Polycultures & Guilds
There are no polycultures listed which include Salvia glabrescens.
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