Rosemary 3 x 9cm Organic Herb Plug Plants
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Rosemary is a fantastic herb that brings height, colour and a mellow fragrance into your garden. Producing long gree,woody tems covered in small baled like leaves that can range from green to slightly purple this plant creates a well textured and interesting to look at display. From June to August the elegant stems bcan produce small purple flowers.. When flowering, the plant gives off a rich perfume that is both relaxing and inviting. In the kitchen rosemary is a staple ingredient. Pairing well with beef and pork, it is a key ingredient in dumplings and makes wonderful roast poatoes. Try grinding some into the sugar you use to make cakes and cookies or infuse into cream for a wonderfuly rich dessert. If you want a more savoury approach, mix lavender, mint and rosemary together and rub on lamb or chicken to rediscover a long lost taste of British cooking. Plant in a well-draining soil that receives a lot of sun throughout the day.rosemary is a drought tolerant herb and will require little watering when established, however in the first few months water regularly to stimulate root growth. Over time the plant will become leggy. To stop this, prune once a year in April using shears to remove any spent flower stalks and about an inch of the new years growth.
How do I harvest rosemary?
To harvest your rosemary simply snip the flowers from the stems and then hang to dry in a warm place until you're ready to use it.
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