Little rosemary plants popped up in a week

by KT

I read that trying to grow rosemary from seed is difficult and that the germination rate is low. I am starting my seeds in ball jars and the germination rate for everything has been great. I read that the best way to start rosemary is to plant, cover with a small amount of soil, dampen and cover with plastic wrap until the seeds germinate. Once they have popped up take the plastic wrap off. I planted 6 seeds on Feb.4 and by Feb 11 all 6 were sprouting! I live outside Phoenix and happen to have an area in my bathroom that is a great place for growing things. We'll see how quickly they grow. I have had excellent success with most of the seeds I've purchased from David's Garden Seeds. Some I'm still waiting for little sprouts!

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Feb 19, 2020
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Rosemary Seeds
by: Juanita

Hi KT!
Thank you for choosing David's Garden Seeds®. The trick to planting any seed is to bury it no deeper than 1/4 inch and the seed will then have enough energy to break the ground and grow. Glad you are having success. Thank you for the kind words.

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