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Pruning rosemary to make it bushy

Posted by silverchez 8 (My Page) on
Sun, Feb 17, 13 at 15:27

Ok, I keep finding conflicting into everywhere...my rosemary bushes I planted a month ago are just growing straight up and "tree like". How do I prune/pinch them so they grow outward?

Thanks all!

Cat


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RE: Pruning rosemary to make it bushy

funny, I wish I had rosemarry bushes that did that. mine keep low to the ground. If you prune the top, they should become more bushy I would think.


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RE: Pruning rosemary to make it bushy

Your rosemary is probably doing what it should be doing for its type. Read on to find out what types to buy and how to grow, prune, etc. Btw, I have both the upright and prostrate forms and I recently cut both way back to encourage new growth. It's working and I'm happy. ;o)

Here is a link that might be useful: Rosemary types


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