Attractive evergreen shrub with grey-green pinnate laves. Classic herb with spicy flavour used a.o. in meat dishes. Slow and erratic germinator. Stratifaction or soaking 2 days at 40°C or a treatment with GA³ will enhance germination.
Rosemary is used as a seasoning in a variety of dishes, such as soups, casseroles, salads, and stews. Use rosemary with chicken and other poultry, game, lamb, pork, steaks, and fish, especially oily fish. It also goes well with grains, mushrooms, onions, peas, potatoes, and spinach.