Rosmarinus officinalis 'Arp'
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Rosmarinus officinalis 'Arp'


  family lamiaceae 
  genus rosmarinus 

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Genus  Rosmarinus Species  officinalis Variety  Cultivar  Arp Common names  rosemary Family  LAMIACEAE Specimen number  S11324 Data source  HtZn p164
Life cycle
Life form  Terrestrial Life cycle  Perennial Life span  3 - 10 years Annual cycle  Not applicable Stature  Flower Growth form  Not applicable Growth habit  Various Overall height  6" - 7' Overall spread   
Sunshine  Full sun Water  Well drained Optimal soil texture  Various Acceptable soil pH  Soil pH 08-09 USDA hardiness  USDA zones 08a-10b AHS heat zones  Heat zones 12-02 Sunset climate zones  Not classified
Suitable for gardens  yes Nursery  Unknown Compost  no Size at acquisition  Unknown Garden location  Unknown Garden notes  Rosmarinus officinalis 'Arp' can survive cold winter nights that go as low as 10� Fahrenheit. Rosemary needs summer days with high heat. Full sun is best for growing this plant. It prefers well drained soils.
Special qualities
Tolerates drought  no Tolerates high humidity  no Tolerates seaside conditions  no Insect resistant  no Disease resistant  no Deer resistant  no Best uses    Symbiosis  Attracts butterflies  no Attracts hummingbirds  no Autumn foliage  no Colorful berries  no Desirable qualities    Other interest    Other interest color  Other interest period   
Adverse factors
Common pests  Poisonous parts  Poisonous indications  Internal poison  no Dermatologic poison  no Livestock poison  no Mechanical injury  no Hay fever pollen    Hay fever season    Adverse qualities   
Herbal medicine
Medicinal properties  Medicinal parts  Has medicinal uses  no Do not self-administer  no Do no use if pregnant  no Legally restricted  no Toxicity precautions  Medicinal notes  Rosmarinus officinalis 'Arp' is most frequently used cooked.
Traditional uses
Parts used  Traditional uses  Contemporary uses  Fragrance  lemon scented leaves Fragrance parts  Leaves Fragrance intensity    Fragrance category    Dye parts  Dye color 
Propagule  Various Pollination method    Planting style    Crop spacing    Row spacing    Cold frame  Planting period    Harvesting period    Frost tolerance    Heat requirement    Fertilizer  Typical Time to harvest 
Is edible  yes Culinary uses  Cooked Nutritional value  Edible parts  Leaves Description of edible parts Flavor / texture 
Horticulture notes 
Tag needs printing  no Collection notes  Rosmarinus officinalis 'Arp' is a perennial. Leaves: Rosemary has needlelike leaves. Flowers: This plant has small flower clusters along the stems. December and February are the usual months for blossoms. The flowers are typically of a violet color.

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Last reviewed November 01, 2004   


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