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Rosemary Seeds

Heirloom

#5039
This packet sows up to 10 feet.
4 out of 5 stars
(4 reviews)
Availability: In Stock
Fall in love with the wonderful aroma of this versatile herb. It complements meats and vegetables, brings its unique, piney flavor to breads, and blends well with other herbs. A beautiful ornamental, it grows well in containers, and pollinators love the lavender flowers.
$1.99 50 mg

Botanical Name: Rosmarinus officinalis

Family: Lamiaceae

Native: Africa, Asia, Europe

Hardiness: Perennial in USDA zones 8 and warmer

Plant Dimensions: 2'–4' tall and as wide

Variety Information: Very narrow, ½"–1" long, gray-green, evergreen needle-like leaves have a piney, astringent flavor and spicy, pine aroma.

Exposure: Full sun

Attributes: Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Good for Containers

When to Sow Outside: 1 to 2 weeks after your average last frost date in mild climates, and when soil temperature is at least 60°F. In cold climates, sow in containers to grow outside during summer and inside during winter.

When to Start Inside: RECOMMENDED. 10 to 12 weeks before your average last frost date. Ideal soil temperature is 65°–75°F.

Days to Emerge: 15–30 days

Seed Depth: Surface

Seed Spacing: A group of 5 seeds every 12"–18"

Row Spacing: 36"

Thinning: When 1" tall, thin to 1 every 12"; 36" for perennials

Harvesting: Remove sprigs as needed. Rosemary is most fragrant and flavorful just before blooms appear.

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Rosemary Seeds Reviews

4 reviews

they didn't grow

1 out of 5 stars Oct 3, 2020
I had to buy a Rosemary plant from Home Depot because the seeds did not grow.
SF from WI
Owner Response: Hi SF, We are sorry these didn't germinate for you. Quality is important to us and we do have our seeds tested regularly by a third-party laboratory to ensure germination rates exceed federal and our own standards. A customer service agent will be with you shortly to help.

Rosemary plant

5 out of 5 stars Dec 8, 2020
Need a Rosemary plant
Marie from CA

Great germination rate!

5 out of 5 stars Mar 19, 2021
Based on knowing that rosemary can be very slow to germinate or even not germinate at all, I didn't have high expectations but I was hopeful. I also did what you are not supposed to do and left the box of seeds I ordered in front of a warm heater vent so I was expecting the worst. But these germinated within a week or two (except for a few that popped up several weeks later) and most of the seeds I planted germinated! They're doing great so far so I'm really pleased with the quality of seeds.
Stefanie from UT

Pleasantly Surprised!

5 out of 5 stars May 4, 2021
I only learned after purchasing that rosemary is finicky about germination. So, I planted about 20, at first it didn't seem like anything was happening. I had maybe 4-5 pop up, and impatiently used the soil for other plants. Surely enough within the next month, rosemary popped up all over the place. I have about 10 now. So, I'm very happy. They are a bit slow to grow though. But I've since potted them a size up and given more sun. The smell is amazing.
Brandy from SC

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