Rosmarinus officinalis

Care advice

Watering guidelines During summer the soil should be kept moist, while during winter it just should not dry up completely.
Fertilizer suggestions Use Herb fertilizer (e.g. N3-P3-K4).
Mist requirements Does not need misting
Light preferences Prefers full sun
Temperature preference Prefers tepid summer (average around 15 °C) and frosty cold winter (average around 0 °C) climates.
pH range 6.6 - 8.5
Acidity preference loves basic conditions
Toxicity not poisonous


Climate mediterranean



Other common names Old Man, Prostrate Rosemary, Tuscan Blue Rosemary
Family Lamiaceae
Other scientific names Rosmarinus officinalis 'Albus', Rosmarinus officinalis var. angustissimus 'Collingwood Ingram', Rosmarinus 'Creeping Corsican Blue'


Growth form herb
Hardiness USDA 6 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of -23°C)
Flowering true
Flower color
  • blue
  • purple
  • white
Leaf color
  • green