(Rosmarinus officinalis) Mediterranean native. Attractive evergreen shrub with grey-green pinnate leaves. Classic herb has a spicy flavor used extensively to season meats and vegetables. Great for pots. Perennial in zones 8-10, grown as an annual in the North.
8-12 weeks before last frost
Green Thumb Tip
Sow seeds indoors 1/4" beneath surface of soil. Seeds need to be kept above 70°F for germination. Plant out after danger of frost has passed in late spring. Prefers sandy, somewhat poor, well-drained soil.