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Rosemary officinalis (Herb)

Common Name:
Rosmarinus officinalis
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Garden Height:
1-3 Feet
Garden Spread:
1-2 Feet
  • Classic variety
  • Edible and medicinal uses

Rosemary has fragrant stems that are great when used as skewers for kabobs and are often used to enhance the flavor of different meats. Also adds a nice flavor to soups, salads, and vegetables. Many perfumes, oils, and soaps use rosemary. Medicinally it can be used in teas to help indigestion.

Uses: Culinary, Aromatic, Beverage
Notable Features: Classic Variety, Fragrant, Edible
Growth Habit: Upright

Homeowner Growing Tips: Grow in light, well-draining soil. Rosemary does best in soil that is slightly acidic. Established plants have good drought tolerance. If hardy in your zone, cutting back heavily in spring will keep the plant full and bushy.

Review (1)

  • Rosemary

    Posted by Marjorie Elizabeth Paszko on Nov 2nd 2020

    Never got huge, but pretty hardy. Kept me supplied with enough for cooking all summer. Will buy again.