Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis) is an evergreen perennial herb native to the Mediterranean. Its aromatic stems are often used for cooking, but the plants are also grown for ornamental purposes.
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About Rosemary

It is a pungent and distinctive plant with a sweet, resinous flavour. Rosemary is ideal for a rock garden or the top of a dry wall. It is used for poultry, lamb, stews, and soups. Evergreen rosemary is an attractive evergreen shrub with needle-like leaves and brilliant blue flowers.

The flowers of evergreen rosemary persist through spring and summer, filling the air with a nice piney fragrance.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height18 inch (46 cm)
Plant Spread 6 inch (15 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Maximum Reachable Height 4 to 6 feet,2 to 4 feet
Flower Colour White, pink,purple
Bloom Time Spring and summer
Difficulty Level Easy

Planting and care

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. To prevent mildew and rot, be sure your plants enjoy good drainage and air circulation.

Rosemary 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 70 degrees C.
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.

Sunlight Full sun, part shade
Watering Keep the soil uniformly moist, allowing it to dry out between watering.
Soil Well-drained soil
Temperature 15 to 37 degrees C
Fertilizer Regular but a light fertilizer application does well for rosemary.

Rosemary uses

Ornamental Use:

  • While any rosemary can easily fit as a decorative plant in your flower bed or garden, there are several cultivars that are more ornamental than the species and will attract the attention of your neighbours

Medicinal Use:

  • Laboratory studies have shown rosemary to be rich in antioxidants, which play an important role in neutralizing harmful particles called free radicals
  • Blood levels of a rosemary oil component correlate with improved cognitive performance, according to research in Therapeutic Advances in Psychopharmacology, published by SAGE
  • Rosemary contains an ingredient, carnosic acid, that is able to fight off free radical damage in the brain
  • Rosemary may significantly help prevent brain ageing
  • Rosemary may be an effective herbal anti-inflammatory and anti-tumour agent

Culinary Use:

  • While rosemary blends well with other herbs, use it lightly on its own in lamb, pork, chicken, and veal dishes, as well as in soups and stews, vegetables, and sauces
  • Rosemary provides a wonderful flavour in breads and makes a good marinade with olive oil, wine, and garlic
  • Rosemarys aromatic qualities also enhance a bath, bouquet, wreath, or sachet

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Rosemary plant used for?

Rosemary plant used for its essential oil is valued for its use in culinary, medicine, perfumery and cosmetic industries.

Where to keep a Rosemary plant?

Keep Rosemary plant in south facing window with at least 3-6 hours of natural direct bright sunlight is required.

Do Rosemary plants flower?

Rosemary Plant flowers and are situated in little clusters towards the end of the branches.

What is Rosemary plant called in Hindi?

Rosemary plant called in Hindi as menhadee.

Does Rosemary plants keep mosquitoes away?

Rosemary plants keep flies and mosquito away due to its pungent scent.

Where should Rosemary be planted?

Rosemary plant need following growing condition. 1. Sunlight- At least 3-6 hours of natural direct bright sunlight is required. 2. Soil- Soil or potting mixture should be well drained, fertile and nutrient rich. 3. Water- Water the plant when 1-2 inch surface soil layer feels dry to touch (Approx. 150 ml).

When to plant Rosemary outside?

Best time to plant rosemary outside is in the month of June-July.

How to propagate Rosemary plant?

It is best propagated by vegetative method by stem-cuttings. Cuttings from healthy mother plants are selected.All leaves about half of the length from bottom should be removed. The cuttings are then planted sandy soil under partial shade. Water the plant gently.

Does Rosemary plant need sun?

Rosemary plant need at least 3-6 hours of natural direct bright sunlight.

Is Rosemary plant safe for dogs?

Rosemary plant does not reported toxicity to dogs but over dose cause some harmful effect.

Will Rosemary grow in shade?

Yes, Rosemary plant needs at least 3-6 hours of natural direct bright sunlight a day and the rest of the day indirect bright light is sufficient.

Why is Rosemary plant dying?

Tha main reasons of dying rosemary plant is as follows 1. Over watering to rosemary plant. 2. No proper sunlight 3.Heavy infestation of Pest and Disease.

How to plant Rosemary cuttings?

Rosemary cuttings from healthy mother plants is selected of 10-15 cm in length, are taken. All leaves about half of the length from bottom should be removed. The cuttings are then planted in nursery beds of sandy soil and water the Plant.

How to plant Rosemary in a pot?

Care tips while potting rosemary plant. 1. potting mixture should be well drained, fertile and nutrient rich. 2.Planting is not done too deep 3.Irrigate the plants with water can. 4.Place the potted plant in a cool shady place for establishment.

How to trim Rosemary plant?

Rosemary plant trimmed after 2 to 3 years, the bushes are cut frequently to keep them from becoming leggy and to promote the formation of numerous shoots.Remove dried and dead leaves.

When to plant Rosemary seeds?

Rosemary seeds take a long time to germinate and the seedlings are slow to grow. The ideal season for seed sowing is between September and November.

When do Rosemary plants flower?

Rosemary plant flowers in the month of November-January

Is Rosemary plant a perennial?

Yes,Rosemary plant is a perennial.

Which Rosemary plant is edible?

Common rosemary Rosmarinus officinalis is edible.

What kills Rosemary plants?

The main reasons of dying rosemary plant is as follows 1. Over watering to rosemary plant. 2. No proper sunlight 3.Heavy infestation of Pest and Disease.

Why is Rosemary plant turning yellow?

The main reasons of rosemary plant turning yellow are as follows 1. Due to less or over watering to plant 2.Rosemary plant does not get proper sunlight 3.Lack of Nutrient 4.Disease infestation

When do Rosemary plants bloom?

Rosemary plant blooms in the month of November-January

Where to plant Rosemary outdoors?

Plant Rosemary outdoors in following growing condition. 1. Sunlight- At least 3-6 hours of natural direct bright sunlight is required. 2. Soil- Soil or potting mixture should be well drained, fertile and nutrient rich. 3. Water- Water the plant when 1-2 inch surface soil layer feels dry to touch (Approx 150 ml).

Can Rosemary plant survive indoors?

Yes, Rosemary plant survives indoors where it will get at least 3-6 hours of natural direct bright sunlight.

Is Rosemary plant safe for cats?

Yes, Rosemary plant does not reported toxicity to cats but over dose cause some harmful effect.



Reviews

Thursday, 12 March 2020

How old is the plant you have shown..?

Dhiraj Gome

Tuesday, 03 March 2020

Got the plant in good condition, and it is growing well.

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Friday, 21 February 2020

How crazy that we all have plants on the mind.

Jyoti
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