Rosemary Plants

Dried Rosemary Has White Fuzz on It

AngieLu930 added on November 17, 2016 | Answered

This year, I grew Rosemary, harvested, and dried the sprigs. I just went to pull off the leaves from stems and notice that all the leaves are covered with a white fuzz. Upon harvesting, my plant did not have powdery mildew or at least I thought it didn't. Is this dried Rosemary inedible? Dusty? I am trying to give the dried herbs away to friends and need to know asap, please. Thanks for your time, Angelica

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Answered on November 18, 2016

Your Rosemary appears to have mold on the needles. It may have been to damp to dry properly.

I would dispose of the Herb that has any signs of mold on them.
Here is an article that will refresh you on how to dry Rosemary.

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