Satureja montana 'Nana'
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Satureja montana 'Nana'

pygmy winter savory

  family lamiaceae 
  genus satureja 

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Genus  Satureja Species  montana Variety  Cultivar  Nana Common names  pygmy winter savory Family  LAMIACEAE Specimen number  S11268 Data source  HtZn p167
Life cycle
Life form  Terrestrial Life cycle  Annual Life span  1 year Annual cycle  Not applicable Stature  Flower Growth form  Not applicable Growth habit  Various Overall height  3" - 1' 6" Overall spread   
Sunshine  Full sun Water  Well drained Optimal soil texture  Various Acceptable soil pH  Slightly alkaline USDA hardiness  USDA zones 05a-08b AHS heat zones  Heat zones 12-01 Sunset climate zones  Not classified
Suitable for gardens  yes Nursery  Unknown Compost  no Size at acquisition  Unknown Garden location  Unknown Garden notes  Satureja montana 'Nana' can survive cold winters where the average annual low is -20� Fahrenheit. Pygmy winter savory needs summer days with high heat. This plant likes full sun. It does well in well drained soils.
Special qualities
Tolerates drought  no Tolerates high humidity  no Tolerates seaside conditions  no Insect resistant  no Disease resistant  no Deer resistant  no Best uses    Symbiosis  Attracts butterflies  no Attracts hummingbirds  no Autumn foliage  no Colorful berries  no Desirable qualities    Other interest    Other interest color  Other interest period   
Adverse factors
Common pests  Poisonous parts  Poisonous indications  Internal poison  no Dermatologic poison  no Livestock poison  no Mechanical injury  no Hay fever pollen    Hay fever season    Adverse qualities   
Herbal medicine
Medicinal properties  Medicinal parts  Has medicinal uses  no Do not self-administer  no Do no use if pregnant  no Legally restricted  no Toxicity precautions  Medicinal notes  Satureja montana 'Nana' is most often used cooked.
Traditional uses
Parts used  Traditional uses  Contemporary uses  Fragrance  peppery aromatic leaves Fragrance parts  Leaves Fragrance intensity    Fragrance category    Dye parts  Dye color 
Propagule  Various Pollination method    Planting style    Crop spacing    Row spacing    Cold frame  Planting period    Harvesting period    Frost tolerance    Heat requirement    Fertilizer  Typical Time to harvest 
Is edible  yes Culinary uses  Cooked Nutritional value  Edible parts  Leaves Description of edible parts Flavor / texture 
Horticulture notes 
Tag needs printing  no Collection notes  Satureja montana 'Nana' has an annual life cycle. Leaves: Pygmy winter savory has needlelike leaves. Flowers: This plant has tiny flower blossoms on stem tips. Flowers begin in June and don't stop until October. The flowers are most often a white color.

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Last reviewed November 01, 2004   


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