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Rosemary

Rosemary

  • Features: Perennial herb in warmer climates. Rosemary has small, extremely aromatic and flavourful leaves that have a distinctive pungent flavour. It produces blue-green needle-like foliage, and small, blue, delicate flowers.
  • Light: Plant in full sun.
  • Soil and water: Well drained, even sandy, more dry than moist. Soak when soil dries.
  • Spacing: Space .6-1m (2-3') apart.
  • Height: Grows .6-2m (2-6') in height.
  • Growing tips: Requires adequate air circulation. Benefits from cactus soil and perlite. Be sure to plant well after last frost. Feed with slow release fertilizer at time of planting and again in early summer. Very cold tolerant.
  • Garden use: Best in containers. Can also be used in herb and flower gardens.
  • Culinary use: Used in Mediterranean dishes, barbecue dishes, stews, vegetables, sauces, marinades and bread. The leaves and the flowers are edible. Rosemary is fragrant and has a delicious taste. Rich in iron, calcium, and vitamin B.
Cut stems as needed for fresh use. Harvest stems before they start to flower. Allow to dry, strip from stems and store in sealed containers. Can also be frozen or preserved in oil.

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