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Rosemary
Scientific Name: Rosmarinus officinalis L.
Family: Lamiaceae
Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis)
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Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 4-24
USDA: 8b-10

Frost Tolerance: Hardy to 14F ( -10C)

Heat Tolerance: Will take full sun in Phoenix

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Growth Habits: Evergreen shrub, up to 6 feet tall (1.8 m), 4 feet wide (1.2 m)

Watering Needs: Little water when established

Propagation: Cuttings (will often root in water)

The rosemary is used abundantly in Italian cooking. Its flavor complements well pork and ham. Tea, made with its leaves, is supposed to improve the digestion.

Cultural Practices:
Need pruning to stay compact, but the old wood will not emit new buds. For this reason, it should be trimmed regularly.

Blooming Habits:
The Rosemary blooms in late winter and spring.

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