Rosemary, a native of the Mediterranean region, is an aromatic perennial herb with pungent camphor-like scent. Much like the salvia family herbs, Rosemary shrub can reach up to four feet in height in ideal growing conditions. The evergreen, linear needle-like leaves of the herb grow to be about 1 inch long while the blooms on maturity are of pale blue or white color. It’s best to harvest rosemary prior to flowering when the flavours are stronger. Besides being the culinary favorite of chef’s around the world, Rosemary also has significant medicinal value including anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties.
SOWING TIME : February To April