Herb Seeds from Sow Seeds Ltd
Rosemary makes a fantastic garden herb, it is a perennial evergreen that has needle like pungent aroma with pretty pale blue flowers that attract bees & beneficial insects. Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis) is great grown as an herb in the veg patch or in the garden borders.
Rosemary eventually grows to a height of between 50-70cm and grows for up to 15 years and has a powerful fragrance that complements lamb & chicken dishes and a few sprigs roasted with roast potatoes tastes very good. It is great fresh or dried.
Germination can be low and erratic, seeds can sometimes take 2-3 months to germinate, so patience is required and don't throw the compost away too quickly. Rosemary is also slow to grow but is also quite expensive to buy.
Rosemary Herb Seed Information
|Seed Quantity:||Approx 200 seeds per pack.|
Sunny, very well-drained.
|When to Sow||
February to June or September to October.
|How to Sow:||
Sow in a seed tray & don't cover seed with compost. Place tray under cover and keep at a temperature of 21°C. Germination may be anything from 1-2 weeks to 2-3 months. After germination do not water as they are prone to 'damping off'. When large enough pot on and grow on. Transplant to garden or container when the risk of frost has passed.
Don't over water or over feed. Keep trimmed to keep in shape and encourage new young growth.
|Harvest:||Rosemary grown from seed will not be ready to harvest until the following year, but once established it can be picked all year.|
When to Sow Rosemary Herb Seeds
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