Cumberland Rosemary (Conradina verticillata)

Common Name Latin Name Plant Family
Cumberland Rosemary
Conradina verticillata

None known

  • Medicinal Use

    None known

  • Edible Use

    The leaves have a strong pleasant scent, reminiscent of rosemary, and are used as a rosemary substitute as a flavouring in cooking[183].

  • Cautionary Notes

    None known

Cultivation & Habitat

Seed – sow spring in a greenhouse[200]. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and grow them on in the greenhouse for at least their first winter. Plant them out in late spring or early summer, after the last expected frosts. Cuttings of new shoots in spring in a frame[200].
Requires a light soil and a very sunny position[200]. This species is not hardy in the colder areas of the country, it tolerates temperatures down to between -5 and -10¡c[200]. This is an endangered species in the wild[183].
South-eastern N. America – Tennessee.

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