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Rosemary 'Trailing'

Rosmarinus officinalis

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Belonging to the Rosmarinus genus (Rosmarinus officinalis 'Trailing'), Trailing is a variety of Rosemary. This variety is a Herb that typically grows as an Perennial, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of three years or more. Trailing is known for its Forb habit and growing to a height of approximately 1.00 metres (3.25 feet).

Due to how easy it is to grow in a variety of conditions, Trailing Rosemary is great for beginner gardeners and those that like low maintainance gardens.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Trailing have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Trailing

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Prune the plant every autumn to keep the plant at an ideal size.

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to apply water fairly sparingly. Keep in mind when planting that Trailing is thought of as hardy, so this plant will survive close to or on freezing temperatures. Use USDA Hardiness Zone 7 - 10 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant.

Growing Trailing from seed

Rosemary is difficult to grow from seed – normally is propagated from cuttings.

Try to aim for a seed spacing of at least 0.98 inches (2.5 cm) and sow at a depth of around 0.23 inches (0.6 cm). Soil temperature should be kept higher than 16°C / 61°F to ensure good germination.

Transplanting Trailing

As Trailing is hardy, ensure temperatures are mild enough to plant out - wait until after your last frost date to be on the safe side.

Harvesting Trailing

Trailing folklore & trivia

Rosemary is traditionally known as the herb of remembrance and friendship.