The scientific name :
Salvia flower is a perennial herbaceous plant, grows in mountainous areas, characterized by its soft texture and fragrant smell.
It can be planted throughout the year in cooler areas, the cultivation period of 6-8 weeks.
You should avoid planting salvia in places far from the humidity and heat of summer, or planting it in the spring or fall, taking into account the selection of a sunny place and soil with good drainage with a pH between 6.5-7.
Typically grows in clumps up to 12-18 inches (30-45 cm) tall and 12 inches (30 cm) wide, thrives in full sun in light soil.
It is humus-rich, fairly fertile, moist, and dry-drained.
Uses / Features:
Adds aesthetic value to home gardens, balconies and road gardens.
Volatile oils are extracted from them that have a camphor smell, and have many antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and ulcerative properties.
In addition to a lot of health benefits, it is one of the materials that have been used extensively in alternative medicine.
Recently, it is frequently used in the manufacture of medicines, drugs, and some cosmetics.
Salvia flower is cultivated through three steps:
Sylvia seeds are planted in the soil and covered well with soil, about 20 millimeters deep, sowing begins in February.
It is possible to grow salvia with cuttings, provided that a soft cutting is taken, and its cultivation begins in the summer or spring,
The cuttings must be treated with rooting hormone and placed in a pot filled with soil.
The acre in which cultivation is done varies according to the place in which it is grown. Originally, an acre needed about 6000 to 7500 seedlings, but if it was planted in a protected area, it needed 7,500 seedlings.