Seed Exchange - Mediterranean native. Attractive evergreen shrub with grey-green pinnate leaves. Classic herb has a spicy flavor used extensively to season meats and vegetables. Great for pots. Perennial in zones 8-10, grown as an annual in the North.
Perennial in zones 8-10
Grown as an annual in cool climates
Plants can reach up to 5 feet tall
Tolerant of drought and low water
Instructions - Sow seeds indoors 1/4" beneath surface of soil. Seeds need to be kept above 70°F for germination. Plant out after danger of frost has passed in late spring. Prefers sandy, somewhat poor, well-drained soil.
Sow indoors 8-10 weeks before planting
Germination 14-21 days
Plant 12-24" apart
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