timzonetenJuly 5, 2014

Moved to Broward county recently, today I bought a small rosemary plant. I was advised to grow it in a pot but I'd rather not. Will it do well in the ground here? If so, how much sun? What should I do to the soil? And should I keep it away from the sprinklers? Thanks!

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It really doesn't matter, ground or pot, although having it in a pot means that you can move it around. Rosemary wants full sun and minimal water once established. Fast draining soil is a must as they will rot if it's too wet.

    Bookmark   July 5, 2014 at 8:10PM
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Thanks! I'll find a dry, sunny spot for it and put 'er in the ground tomorrow.

    Bookmark   July 5, 2014 at 8:20PM
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I've had Rosemary growing in a pot for 2 years. If you let it dry out too much it will wilt and die.

Ask how I know :))


    Bookmark   July 8, 2014 at 12:04AM
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Rosemary is tolerant of the sandy soil and builders sand. It can also grow in areas with partial shade, but there are more flowers in sunny spots.

    Bookmark   July 8, 2014 at 7:46AM
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keiki(10 FL)

It grows like a weed for me. I started with two after Christmas clearance tree shaped rosemary cones a few years back and have a nice little hedge now. It is partially shaded and gets watered twice a week with the rest of the garden.

    Bookmark   July 12, 2014 at 7:57AM
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