Rosemary - perennial

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Propagation: Seed in AO 25/40 10/10
Temperature: 75-85°F. Humidity: 75%. Germination time: N/A

Root /grow: Approximate transplant time: Summer: 1-2 weeks. Winter: 1-2 weeks.
PLANT SPACING : 4-6 inch centers (if plants are cut often.)

Transplanting: To slab or NFT when roots penetrate the cube.
PREFERRED TEMPERATURE: Day: max. 75-85°F. Night: 65-75°F.

Special nutrient requirements: None

Growing time to harvest: (after transplanting)
Summer: 6 weeks. Winter: 8-12 weeks.
Number of harvests: multiple

Yield: Summer: 1.75 lbs per 5 ft. NFT trough. Winter: 0.5 lbs. per 5 ft. NFT trough.

Light: Enjoys full sun, grows slowly when day length is less than 11 hours.
SUPPLEMENTAL LIGHTING: Not mandatory.

Sensitive to: Fungal infections: Powdery Mildew
Insects: Mites.

Notes: Rosemary grows extremely well in hydroponics, but it grows very slowly and its yields are relatively low. The best variety is the upright or officinulus. Do not harvest more than half of each plant at any one time.