(Rosmarinus officinalis ‘Tuscan Blue’)
Tuscan food is known for its simple style yet complex flavours coming from a blend of regional herbs that have been used for cooking and healing since Roman times. An upright shrub with deep green leaves, dark blue flowers and classic aromatic foliage.
Taste of Tuscany herbs should be blended together in ratios as required for each dish. They all blend well with some basics of the modern and old kitchen like onions, tomatoes and garlic. The flavours are strong so best used with heavy or game style meats.
Rosemary is a great traditional herb that can be used in a myriad of foods and cooking styles. It is also a really good plant for aiding your health. It helps with digestion and organ function, is high in antioxidants, vitamin E and is reputed to aid in relaxation and assist in prolonging a good memory.
Plant in any well drained to general soil in a sunny and airy position. Good for hedging, topiary and large pots.
Require regular applications of Seasol and PowerFeed. Deep soaking when needed. Benefits from a hard prune in mid autumn if too large.
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