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Problems and Pests
can last for 25 years
Tolerant of a wide range of conditions. Prefers light, well drained soil.
tolerant of wind and salt
use fresh or dried
goes well with roast meats, particularly lamb
throw sprigs of rosemary on the barbecue permate food witha subtle flavour.
use sems as skewers for meat or v egetables
comes in two forms – upright and trailing.
can withstand most frosts
good circulation is necessary
slow growing so will require patience.
semi ripe cuttings in mid to late summer
10-15cm cutting from the soft new growth
remove leaves from lower third of cutting and dip in rooting hormone
place in cutting mix. place in a warm spot in indirect sunlight
once rooted transplant into another pot pinching off the tip to encourage branches to develop
Grows to 1-2m high
Native tot he Mediterranean
Contains vitamins A and C, high in Calcium, has iron, magnessium, potassium, phosphorus, sodium, zinc. High in antioxidents
Easily grown from seed, layering, or from a young stem cutting with a heel
Prefers a sunny position with light limey or stoney soil
It is said that where rosemary grows tall the woman of the house is the boss
use as a teas to increase memory. Also good for mild digestive upsets
Rosemary skewers (great on barby)
choose sturdy stems and remove lower leaves
skewer meat on the stems and cook