We get asked quite a few questions about rosemary and over the years there are some that come up more often than others. So, check out the questions and answers below and if you still can’t find your answer do contact us.
Smaller rosemary plants establish faster and better than larger plants. It also helps keep carriage costs reasonable.
Yes! Rosemary is popular for wedding favours. We sell the plants, or can sometimes supply sprigs, but we cannot guarantee rosemary will be in flower at the same time as your wedding!
Most rosemaries have an excellent flavour and are great for cooking. How “hard” and where the rosemary is grown (its terroir) has more effect on flavour than the particular variety.
Our Chefs’ Choice Collection is a good place to start for the best culinary varieties of rosemary.
To be honest, we don’t know. Many of our rosemaries are not listed by the RHS Plant Finder. Of some varieties, which we don’t disclose, we may have the only plants in existence!
Most upright rosemaries are hardy to -10℃, some to -15℃. Prostrate and trailing rosemaries are less hardy. Wet soil in winter kills more rosemary plants than cold, so do make sure the soil or pot is well-drained!