Rosemary Miss Jessopps, also known as Rosmarinus Officinalis 'Miss Jessopps', is a perennial evergreen shrub native to Europe and North Africa. Rosemary Miss Jessopps is the tallest aromatic variety with an upright habit of 80" tall and wide. It is hardy in zone 7-10 with blue flowers that bloom in spring. This plant flourishes in full or partial sun with minimal water and does well as a tall scented hedge. For a smaller, container-friendly variety, try Rosemary Growflow Hafia. For a tall, aromatic variety to use in cooking, try Rosemary Barbecue.
This Variety Also Available Certified Organic
Rosemary Miss Jessopps Selling Tips
Sell Rosemary Miss Jessopps to customers looking for an evergreen aromatic hedge. This variety has an upright habit of 80" tall and wide, making it an ideal choice for a substantial border or privacy hedge. Its evergreen foliage offers a pleasant scent, and it has blue flowers that bloom in spring. Rosemary Miss Jessopps requires little more than well-drained soil and occasional watering to flourish in full sun or partial shade. This shrub is uniquely well-suited for use as a privacy hedge with its simple care and enjoyable aroma.
Coach Your Customer
1. Space plants 70-75 inches apart. Use well-drained soil in full or partial sun and water weekly or less often in wet weather.
2. This variety of Rosemary is frost-hardy. In climates too cold for the herbaceous perennial, choose a different hedge plant, like Arborvitae.
General Growing Tips For Your Rooted Cutting Liner
For best results with Rosemary, use well-drained soil in full sun with a constant liquid feed program of 150-200 ppm N and a pH of 6.0-7.0. Improve foliage coloration with an Iron supplement. Plant one rooted liner per 4-inch container and pinch once, 5-10 days after transplanting. You may see spider mites or mealy bugs. Rosemary isn't prone to disease, but take precautions to prevent root rot.
Blue flowers bloom in spring. Rosemary is primarily grown for its aroma and foliage.
Pinch once, 5-10 days after transplanting.
Space 4-inch containers as needed to allow airflow and penetration of light between plants. Rosemary Miss Jessopps can grow to an 80" spread. We do not recommend planting rooted plugs in 1801 or other traditional market trays as they tend to get leggy and can develop fungus when they have insufficient space.
We do not recommend using chemical growth regulators on herbs.
You may see spider mites or mealybugs. Rosemary is generally pest resistant.
Rosemary Miss Jessopps isn't disease prone but avoid oversaturating the soil. If the plant sits in moist soil at length, you could end up with root rot or botrytis. Botrytis grey rot tends to occur in wet or humid conditions. Take these steps to prevent botrytis: water in the morning and allow the plant to dry out between waterings; provide good airflow in your greenhouse; space plants so the sun can penetrate to the soil level. To best fight root rot in herbs, use a garden-safe fungicide, like Neem Oil.
Planting Rosemary Miss Jessopps Liners
We recommend planting one rooted plug per 4-inch container. Use light, well-drained soil. Completely bury the ellepot in the center of the container.
Rooted Cuttings Cuttings vary in size between different plant families. These rooted starter plants will arrive ready to be transplanted in to your final container. If they are to be used in a landscape application, you will need to establish them in a 4 inch pot or an 1801 before planting outside.
Herb Rosemary Miss Jessopps Quick Reference Guide
|4 Inch crop time||8-9 Weeks|
|Light||Full Sun, Partial Shade|
|Perennial Zone||Zones 6-10|