Rosmarinus officinalis / Rosmarino comune

Species: Rosmarinus officinalis L.
Italian common noun: Rosmarino comune
Family: Lamiaceae
Natural shapesShrubs EvergreenFull sun
Climate resistance: + / - 10° CClimate resistance: + / - 10° C
- Legislative Decree no. 151

Origin: Mediterranean.

Botanical characteristics: It is an evergreen shrub, whose scent is deeply aromatic. It has an upright, enlarged growth habit. It is thick and much-branched. Leaves are linear, leathery, up to 5 cm long, dark green and shiny above, lighter and greyish below, which cover completely the branches. In spring it has an abundant bloom of small blue-violet flowers, occurring at the leaf’s axil in groups of 2-3, sought by bees. In autumn it blooms again.

Agronomic and environmental characteristics: It is typical of the Mediterranean scrub, where it grows in thickets and calcareous cliffs. It is commonly cultivated throughout the territory. It adapts to any soil type, including the dry and calcareous ones. It requires full sun exposure or next to a wall facing south.

Use: It is used as a medicinal, aromatic plant and for condiment. It is cultivated in gardens and vegetable gardens with other herbs. It is suitable for hedges, embankments and pots.

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Produzione Note Altezza Circonferenza tronco Diametro/Lato chioma Q.tà  
Vaso Ø 14 Vaso Ø 14
Vaso Ø 18 Vaso Ø 18
Zolla 60-80 cm Ø 70-75 cm
Zolla 60-80 cm Ø 75-80 cm
Zolla 80-100 cm Ø 80-85 cm
Zolla 80-100 cm Ø 90-95 cm
Zolla 80-100 cm Ø 100-125 cm
Zolla 100-125 cm Ø 100-125 cm