growing rosemary - Knowledgebase Question

Panama City Bch, Fl
Question by passagefreed
August 19, 2008
I have tried to grow Rosemary many times and it keeps dying. I have tried to root it 1st in water or just put in ground after cutting it off a healthy bush.
It continues to die. I was watering it in morn and nite then tried another bunch w/limited watering.
What is secret to growing rosemary?

Answer from NGA
August 19, 2008



The following web site provides info on rooting cuttings. Rosemary will root readily but don't do it in water, use a loose potting medium or perlite. You may need to provide a humid chamber to prevent drying out. Avoid direct sunlight too, just provide a bright area out of direct light.
Note figure 2 for a mini greenhouse structure for rooting.

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