How to Grow Blackcurrant Sage

Blackcurrant Sage


Blackcurrant Sage has gorgeous red flowers and when you rub the leaves of this plant it doesn’t leave you with any doubt as to the strength of its blackcurrant flavour. This is the perfect addition to any gin lover's garden. The flower on this plant is so bright that it draws the eye. It lends colour and excitement to any kitchen garden space.


Prune back late summer after flowering to keep the plants from getting leggy. Oh also, the leaves are great as a gin ingredient!.


Pick the larger leaves. This plant can grow to up to 1.2m so pick often! Don’t pick more than a third of the plant at any one time to allow future re-growth.

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