Rosemary Plants
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Does rosemary need to be brought inside during the winter

Zone 71846 | Anonymous added on November 29, 2019 | Answered

Does rosemary need to be brought inside during the winter

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GKH_Susan
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Answered on November 29, 2019

Yes. Your area (zone 8a) is borderline outside of their natural hardiness zone. You will have to care for this indoors through the winter, which can be tricky. You might try planting some hardier rosemary cultivars such as Rosemarinus officinalis ‘Alcalde Cold Hardy' which is hardy to zone 6. Here is more:

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/gardening-by-zone/zone-5/zone-5-rosemary-plants.htm

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/herbs/rosemary/grow-rosemary-indoors.htm

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