Wilting rosemary plant: the causes and solutions

The rosemary plant is ideal for inside the home. It is often used in the kitchen when preparing various dishes, and it can also be placed in any room to give off a pleasant aroma. Despite how common this plant is in the home, its upkeep can be more complicated than one may think. For example, it tends to dry out quite easily. Therefore, in this article, we will discuss the causes and solutions to a wilting rosemary plant.

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Proper Irrigation

Of course, the rosemary plant requires routine watering. But it’s not that simple because there is always the possibility of overwatering. To be safe, avoid watering your plant too often and make sure there is never leave your plant in a pool that has formed at the bottom of the pot. In this case, it’s better to not water enough than to water too much.


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It may seem like a contradiction, but rosemary thrives in sunlight while being extremely sensitive to high temperatures. In order to resolve this issue, it is best to leave the plant where it can be exposed to natural light. However, make sure that there are no other heat sources in the vicinity, like a radiator.


Luckily, it doesn’t take a large amount of fertilizer to keep your rosemary healthy. The main thing to consider when buying fertilizer is if it has been formulated specifically for growing herbs. If so, then all you have to do is follow the instructions on the packaging.


An invasion of little insects can often be the cause of your dried rosemary. It is always important to keep an eye out for these intruders and to get rid of the immediately upon detection.


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Always keep in mind that the rosemary plant does not do well with repotting. With that being said, repot your plant only when absolutely necessary because it will take some time to get used to the new environment.

So after considering all the ways the rosemary plant improves our lives, between providing ambiance and being a wonderful spice to use in the kitchen, it is definitely worth giving this plant the attention it needs to stay healthy.  

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