Rosemary – Salem
Rosmarinus officinalis 'Salem'

Zone: 7-10
Height: 36 - 48"

General: Very cold hardy selection of rosemary with aromatic pale green leaves and light blue flowers. A more vigorous grower. Commonly used in focaccia bread.

Culinary Uses: The leaves may be used fresh or dried in a variety of cooking applications such as stews, breads, stuffing's, herbal butters, or vinegars. The leaves also provide excellent flavor to meats, fish, and vegetables. Leaves and flowers are used in sachets. Oil is commonly in some perfumes, soaps, shampoos, lotions and other toiletries.

Medicinal Uses: This herb can help increase cognitive performance and improves overall mood.

Ornamental Uses: This is a hardy, fast growing evergreen shrub which has an upright, rounded form an attractive flowers. Shiny green, needle-like leaves are aromatic. It bears small blue flowers in early spring and is loved for its strong, pine like flavor and fragrance. It is referred to as the Christmas Herb because of that piney fragrance.

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