Grow your own fresh and fragrant rosemary at home, and enjoy full flavoured dishes every day. Native to the Mediterranean, this herb produces woody, evergreen, needle like, dark green leaves. As its name suggests, with intensely flavoured and fragrant flavours, all you need to do, is to just add lamb. This delicious plant can be used fresh or dry in a variety of meat dishes, vinegars and oils. It can be easily grown in pots or as a decoration for garden edges. Plant it in well cultivated soil and sunshine to benefit from a bountiful garden.
|Size — 200mm|
|Growth Width — 60cm|
|Growth Height — 60cm|
|Flowering Period — Summer, Spring|
|Light Requirements — Full sun, Part Shade|
|Soil Requirements — Sandy soil, Well drained soil|
For rosemary to flourish, choose a sunny spot that receives at least six to eight hours of sunlight daily. Also ensure its protected from cold, drying winds.
Water this herb regularly and sparingly, as it does not like to be completely dry or saturated. If pot grown, water it when the soil feels dry.
Rosemary pruning can be done anytime during the spring or summer up until four to six weeks before the first frost.