White sage prefers well-drained soil with a pH between 6.5 and 7.5. It is best to use a potting mix specifically formulated for cacti and succulents.
White sage seeds require warm temperatures to germinate, around 70-80°F (21-27°C). Seeds can be started indoors or outdoors, depending on the climate.
White sage seeds require plenty of sunlight to germinate, so it is recommended to place the seeds in a sunny spot.
It is important not to overwater white sage seeds, as this can cause root rot. It is best to water them lightly and let the soil dry out between watering.
When the seedlings have grown a few inches tall and have several leaves, they can be transplanted to their permanent location.
White sage is a slow-growing plant, so it may take several years before it is large enough to harvest for smudging purposes. It is important to ensure that white sage is ethically harvested or grown sustainably to protect the plant’s populations in the wild.