Garden Guide for Zone 8b
Rosemary is a fragrant evergreen herb native to the Mediterranean. It is used as a culinary condiment, to make bodily perfumes, and for its potential health benefits.
- Soil: Well-drained, sandy soil
- Water: Moderate
- Light: Full sun
- Sowing Method: Cuttings or seeds
- Growing Days: 85
Planting Instructions: Plant rosemary in early spring, as soon as all chances of frost have passed. Choose a sunny spot with well-drained soil. If starting from seed, sow indoors 8-10 weeks before the last spring frost.
Harvest Instructions: You can start to harvest your rosemary as soon as it takes off and is growing well. You should be able to start harvesting about 3 months after planting.