Origanum vulgare
OREGANO, WILD MARJORAM
Lamiaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen rhizomatous soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 7-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: heavy frost
0.9m
Plant habit
 
0.9m

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Pruning: Harvesting should provide sufficient shaping. Prune back leggy stems hard in winter.

 
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Origanum vulgare
OREGANO, WILD MARJORAM
Lamiaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen rhizomatous soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 7-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: heavy frost
0.9m
Plant habit
 
0.9m

FEATURES

Flowers: pink or white-purple

Flowering Time: mid summer to early autumn

Leaves: aromatic

Edibility: culinary herb, edible leaves


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits coastal, cottage & mediterranean designs

Uses: border, groundcovers, informal edging, pot

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average






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