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Rosemary Plant - Common Rosemary

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Rosmarinus officinalis

An amazing herb that should be in every herb garden.

  • Evergreen.
  • Perennial.
  • Hedging.
  • Amazing addition to lamb!
  • Avoid planting in close proximity to Sage. Rosemary and Sage do not 'get on' and the Sage will at best struggle, at worst die off!

Supplied as a pot grown plant grown in a 7cm pot.

Available from APPROXIMATELY late June / early July

1 or more £2.95GBP each. Group & quantity discounts
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Pollinator Friendly

Has had a huge amount of use throughout history, brides have worn wreathes of rosemary and it has been use as protection in law courts from 'goal fever'. It was also used as a defence against the plague and in Shakespeare's time it was used as topiary.

Grows into a fine aromatic hedge, bedecked in summer with pretty blue flowers. Beautiful.

A member of the mint family.

Recognised to be an excellent attractant and nectar source for bees and other beneficial insects.

  • Hardy.
  • Evergreen perennial.
  • Prefers a warm, well drained sunny position.
  • Doesn't like cold winds.
  • Likes a lime soil (this can be added with egg shells or wood ash).
  • Reaches 6 feet (2 metres) tall.
  • Flowers January - December with blue/violet coloured flowers.
  • If it gets messy, cut back after flowering, but do not cut into old wood otherwise it may die.
  • If planting a hedge, we recommend planting approx 12" (30 cm) apart.
  • Avoid planting in close proximity to Sage. Rosemary and Sage do not 'get on' and the Sage will at best struggle, at worst die off!
  • Culinary Uses.
  • Can be used to flavour stews and particular lamb.
  • Can be used to flavour potatoes and herb butter.
  • Soaked in water the stems can be used as skews.
  • Can be sprinkled into salad.
  • Flowers are edible.
  • Medicinal Uses.
  • Can be used to treat rheumatism and circulations problems.
  • Can ease systems of gout.
  • Can aid fat digestion.
  • Can stimulate and tone skin.
  • Can relieve tiredness, nervous exhaustion and headaches.
  • Can increase alertness.
  • Can relieve water retention.
  • Can stimulate your liver, leading to faster processing of toxins.
  • Helps to cleanse your skin and dry itchy scalps.
  • Has anti-bacterial properties.
  • Other Uses.
  • Used in pot pourri and herb pillows.
  • Moth and insect repellent.

Disclaimer
As with all alternative medicines and plants with purported medicinal benefits it is important to inform your health care providers that you are using them; this helps to ensure safe and coordinated care. We can accept no liability for any side effect or contingency from any allergy or any other cause or harm that may arise. If in doubt please do consult a medical practitioner before using.Avoid during pregnancy, breast feeding and if you have high blood pressure or epilepsy.

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Detailed advice on sowing and growing herbs outside and under protection. Includes information on watering and pest control.

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A detailed guide to the seeds and plants sold by Victoriana Nursery Gardens that will attract and provide a food source to bees and other beneficial pollinating insects.




Plant Passport Registration Number: GB-34265