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HERB – OREGANO – GREEK

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  • Seeds per Pack: 600

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HERB – OREGANO – GREEK

Origanum vulgare

Oregano is a warm & aromatic herb in the mint family. The best oregano is grown in a warm, dry climate. Sunlight encourages the strength of the essential oils that give oregano its flavour. Native to the Mediterranean area & central Asia. It has oval, pointy green leaves and tubular flowers. It is the leaves that are used in cooking. Dried oregano has often got more flavour than the fresh. Rich in minerals, vitamin & antioxidants.

Oregano seeds can be sown directly into the soil at the beginning of spring. Lightly cover with soil & pat gently to cover. Seeds will sprout in approx 2 weeks. Water only when dry & feed twice during the growing season. At the end of the season, cut back the leaves & cover area with mulch to protect the roots from the cold.

 

Germination Time (Days) 14 – 18
Sowing Depth (mm) 2
Plant Spacing (cm) 30
pH 6 – 8
Soil Temperature (°C)
Hardy / Frost Tender Hardy
Sow Direct / Raise Seedlings Sow Direct / Raise Seedlings
Seed Preparation