Herb Seed

Simplyherbs Rosemary

Simplyherbs Rosemary

HR1285

Rosmarinus officinalis Our first rosemary from seed! We're very excited to offer this innovation for cultivating rosemary. These convenient and economical seed pellets are easy to handle and offer a very high rate of success. Fragrant, deep green plants will reach 12-24 inches tall and wide. Hardy to 5°F, or zone 7. Germination code: (1) & (2)

   Culinary
   Perennial
10 multi-seed pellets
  • HR1285/S
  • 10 pellets
  • $3.95
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Herbs feed the palate and the soul! They add color and contrast to the landscape, perfume our homes, heal our wounds, and tantalize our taste buds. They are easy to grow. Whether in the garden or on the windowsill, learn their likes and dislikes, and you'll be rewarded with flavor and beauty.

Germination Codes
Check the code at the end of the description for specific germination requirements.
(1) Germinates at temperatures between 60-75°F.
(2) Larger seeds need to be covered with soil at least as thick as the seed itself. May be slow and erratic to germinate.
(3) These seeds need a period of cold stratification for successful germination. Best results are obtained when the seeds are kept warm and moist for 2 weeks followed by temperatures of 33-35°F for 4-6 weeks or until germination starts.
(4) No special requirements, but germination may be slow and erratic.

Culture
• Fertile, well-drained soil provides the best results
• Harvest and fertilize regularly to encourage vegetative growth
• Apply 1 cup of TSC's Complete fertilizer per 5 row feet, and 1 inch of compost
• For leafy herbs snip off flower buds as they appear

Transplanting
• Start seeds 6-8 weeks before anticipated transplant date
• Small seeds (thyme, savory, marjoram, oregano) can be gently pressed onto surface of the soil—don't cover or bury seed
• Fertilize with Age Old Grow every 10-14 days for optimum growth
• Small seedlings such as thyme, savory and sweet marjoram may be successfully transplanted in small clumps
• Hardy herbs can be transplanted after the last frost
• Transplant tender herbs after last frost when weather has stabilized

Harvest & Storage
Fresh use: Harvest only as needed
Drying: Harvest at peak maturity, hang small bunches from ceiling in a dry, warm (80-90°F), dark location with good ventilation for 1-2 weeks
Distilling: Harvest when blooms are just beginning to appear; at this point the leaves contain the highest level of essential oils
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good rosemary
Jan 30, 2018  |  By Don Hepler
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I've had good luck with this rosemary. If you have trouble with germination, buy plants, but if you want a lot of herb in your first season and have facilities to heat flats, try this. I have had best luck heating to about 72 F. All rosemary is slow to germinate, so be patient.
Pretty good rate
Apr 28, 2015  |  By Retta Martin
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I purchased these without knowing how difficult it could be to grow Rosemary. I have several sprouts already after a month, I had the first in a week. Doesn't sound too impressive, but I have heard these can be slow. I have one cluster with at least 7 little plants, so I wonder when I should transplant them? Any ides?