These plants are shrubs. The development is erect, they tend to grow both in height and in width, giving origin to a rounded shrub. Hyssop Is an evergreen; during summer iIt assumes a bluepurple colouring; the adult specimens are small in size and reach 40 cm high.
Plant which need at least a few hours a day of solar light. These plants don't fear the cold weather and therefore can be grown in the garden during any time of year.These plants are to be considered as vegetables, therefore in case of parasites we should use agricultural parasiticides; before harvesting the leaves of the treated plants letís wait for the product not to be active anymore.
Letís avoid watering the The Hyssop excessively, always leaving the soil dry for a few days between one watering and the other, therefore letís irrigate the substratum deeply every 2-3 weeks with 2-3 glasses of water . We should remember that itís possible to harvest aromatic plants, dehydrating or freezing them, so weíll be able to use them during the cold months.
As the day-time temperatures rise at the beginning of the spring, it is agreeable to practice a preventive treatment, with a wide-range insecticide, which should be applied when there arenít flowerings in the garden. Before the buds become too large, it is advisable to also treat them with a wide-range fungicide, to prevent the development of fungal diseases which spread easily when there is an elevated environmental moisture.
They favour dissolved soils with an excellent drainage.
Notes - Hyssop
The Hyssop is scented. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.