Origanum marjorana

A perennial herb with grey-green leaves suitable for growing in pots or as a ground cover or border in garden beds. Pink-white flowers appear in summer.

  • Growing Tip: Plant in friable, well-drained soil. Trim back after flowering. Tolerates periods of dryness.
  • Position: Full sun
  • Height / Spacing: 40-60cm, 30-45cm
  • Lifespan: Perennial
  • Use: Has a sweeter flavour than oregano. An ingredient in bouquet garni. Use in meat, vegetable and tomato dishes. Tea may help to aid digestion and coughs.
  • Companion Planting: Attracts pollinating bees. Attracts pollinating bees. Reputed to improve flavour of herbs and vegetables growing nearby.
  • Range: 100mm Herb pots

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