Rosemary - Seeds
Common name: Rosmarinus officinalis
Color: purple or blue
Bloom time: summer
Height: 4 feet
Difficulty level: easy to grow
Planting & Care
For a head start, plant the seeds or cuttings indoors 8 to 10 weeks before the last spring frost. Plant the seeds/cuttings in well-drained soil. For best growth, the soil should be around 70ºF.
Sunlight: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Soil: well-drained soil
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer
- Be sure to give your plants enough room to grow.
- Rosemary grows to about 4 feet tall and spreads about 4 feet as well.
- In the garden, plant near beans, cabbage, carrots, and sage.
Harvesting: Harvest rosemary after new growth is generated, typically 6 weeks after
- After the plant flowers, remember to trim the plant.
- For fresh rosemary in the winter, grow the plant indoors in a pot.
- Be sure to put it in bright light and cool temperatures.
Prune regularly so that the plant won’t get lanky.
- Water the plants evenly throughout the growing season.
- Be sure to get cuttings or divide the plant for next season.
You can dry the leaves as well and store in an airtight container.
- Unverified information Rosemary contains the antioxidants carnosic acid and rosmarinic acid, and other bioactive compounds including camphor, caffeic acid, ursolic acid, betulinic acid, rosmaridiphenol, and rosmanol.
- Some of these may be useful in preventing or treating cancers, strokes, and Alzheimer s Disease.
for medicinal use, please consult appropriate doctor before use.
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