Edible usesThere are no edible uses listed for Santolina rosmarinifolia.
Medicinal uses(Warning!)There are no medicinal uses listed for Santolina rosmarinifolia.
Cuttings of half-ripe side shoots, 5 - 8 cm, July/August in a frame. Roots within 2 weeks. High percentage. Division in spring or autumn. Larger divisions can be planted out direct into their permanent positions. We have found it best to pot up the smaller divisions and grow them on in a lightly shaded position in a cold frame, planting them out once they are well established in the summer.Layering.
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This species is not very frost tolerant and is only hardy in the milder areas of Britain. This species is often confused in gardens with S. pinnata neopolitanum. There are some named forms, selected for their ornamental value. The flowers smell vile. Tolerates shearing so long as this is not done at times of low resistance (winter?). Plants can be cut back hard in spring to maintain their form.Plants in this genus are notably resistant to honey fungus.
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