Rosemary 'Foxtail'

I love this silvery, bushy spreading Rosemary, as handsome in winter as it is through the growing season. More
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I love the look of this silvery, bushy rosemary, as handsome in winter as it is through the main growing season.

A semi prostrate habit that becomes more bushy with age and pruning, with branches which arch like a fox's tail. The striking needle-like foliage shows a silvery underside of every leaf and is much the showier for it.

Genus Rosmarinus officinalis
Variety Rosemary
Type Evergreen Perennial
Common Name Rosemary
Border Position Front, Middle
Soil Type Chalky, Clay, Neutral, Sandy
Scent Scented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 1m (3ft 3in)
Spacing 30cm (12in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Plant out in spring in a sheltered, well-drained postion. Best in sandy soil but can tolerate any soil as long as not waterlogged in winter.
Care Tips Trim back after flowering.
Flowering April - May
Storing Can be used fresh or dried.
Harvesting Pick when young, when the leaves have more flavour.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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Rosemary 'Foxtail' reviews

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Reviewed 5th August 2019 by Melanie

Healthy plant, lovely shape. It's doing well in my herb garden.

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Reviewed 4th August 2019 by Tara

Sarah Raven's customer service is amazing! I purchased a small 9cm pot of Rosemary Foxtail and sadly it perished in a matter of days. I contacted the customer service department and they arranged to send out a replacement plant immediately. There were no quibbles or questions, a faultless service. The new plant arrived safely and is blossoming in my garden as we speak! Fantastic company, would not hesitate to recommend. Will definitely be purchasing from SR in the future.

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Mary

Very good! Seems to be thriving,

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Pamela

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Sharon

This herb smell gorgeous I have great in tea and drinks..

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Ron

I found these plants a little smaller than I had hoped, but they were strong and healthy and they have grown away well.

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Kathy

Service was good as always, plants arrived well packed and when expected.

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Reviewed 25th November 2018 by Maureen

Attractive plant which is thriving and tastes wonderful.

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Reviewed 23rd November 2018 by Christopher

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Reviewed 18th November 2018 by Julie

This Rosemary is growing well and looking extremely healthy.

Some of the Chard plants died or were eaten, but I rescued 2 and moved them. They are now growing well.

I have always been very pleased with items I have purchased from you. Unfortunately I am running out of space - and cash!

Items are always packed so nicely and even the grit is clean. Plus I usually order when there is either money off or free p. & p. which is a help.

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Reviewed 17th November 2018 by Maureen

Healthy plants.
Good to try different herbs

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Reviewed 31st October 2018 by Nicky

Plants all good and healthy on arrival and grew well. However they have a much more spreading habit than I expected and not as interesting as I thought they’d be from the picture. Good for ground cover.

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Reviewed 4th October 2018 by Nevil

Started to go brown within days of planting, withered and died.

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Reviewed 19th September 2018 by Mary

Looked healthy when arrived and is growing well in the herb garden. Has provided us with rosemary throughout the summer and hopefully will continue to do so.

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Reviewed 3rd September 2018 by Jane

I rated 3 stars because when I received it first of all it was broken. However when it was replaced it was fine

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Reviewed 2nd September 2018 by Susan

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Reviewed 2nd September 2018 by Mrs Lester

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Reviewed 2nd September 2018 by Rachel

Lovely plant. I’m starting to see the foxtail forming now! Recommended thanks SR Team