Category: Aromatic Herb
Scientific Name: Rosmarinus Officinalis
Description: Rosemary is an aromatic herb, native to the Mediterranean region, but it is grown in over 80 countries for both home and professional use. It has been used since ancient times to improve and enhance memory but has many other benefits.
- Has an anti-inflammatory action,
- Improves memory,
- Helps fight anxiety,
- Used in digestive disorders.
Planting Tips: Rosemary can be grown in seedlings, small pots or other containers. It may take up to 3 years to fully develop.
Soil: The soil should be light and well drained. This plant grows best in calcareous soils with neutral or slightly alkaline pH. It has more flavour when grown in nutrient-poor soils that do not retain much water.
Exposure / Temperature: Direct sunlight.
Irrigation: The need for water is low. Water only once a week after planting.
Harvesting: Harvesting begins when the plant is already well developed, with a height greater than 20cm. Harvesting rosemary regularly is the best way to prune it.
Life Cycle: Perennial (a designation given to plant species whose life cycle is long, lives several years.)