Oregano, Wild Marjoram Origanum vulgare

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Botanical Name:

Origanum vulgare

Family:

Lamiaceae

Genus:

Origanum

Species:

vulgare

Common Name:

Oregano, Wild Marjoram

Seeds Per Pound:
2,687,635
Quantity:
1.35 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
490
Germination:
85%
Germination Test Type:
Actual
Purity:
99%
Height:
8-24 inches
Collection Locale:
Oregon
Crop Year:
2019
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
4
In Stock: 1.35 lb
Prices
Items are priced on a curve, you can buy any 'bulk quantity' up to what we have in stock, some examples are:
1 packet
$2.95
10 g
$12.50
1 oz
$29.95
1 lb
$229.50
Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: none required.
Stratification: none required.
Germination: sow seed 1/16" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
In a Nutshell:
* A variable species found in dry soil and full sun from Europe to China, stems to 3' with purple bracts and very attractive purple, pink, or white flowers in July and August, likes calcaric soils, spreads via suckers, aromatic leaves, widely used in cooking and herbal remedies, many forms in cultivation. more...
* A variable species found in dry soil and full sun from Europe to China, stems to 3' with purple bracts and very attractive purple, pink, or white flowers in July and August, likes calcaric soils, spreads via suckers, aromatic leaves, widely used in cooking and herbal remedies, many forms in cultivation.
* Oregano is an important flavouring herb in Mediterranean cookery,and is often used dried rather than fresh. The leaves are used as a flavouring for salad dressings, vegetables and legumes,and are frequently included in strongly flavoured dishes with chillies, garlic, onions etc. more...
[ edit ] Description Oregano is a perennial growing to 20 inches, with pink flowers and spade-shaped, olive-green leaves. It prefers a hot, relatively dry climate, but will do well in other environments. To cultivate, it should be planted in early spring, in fairly dry soil, with full sun. The plants should be spaced 12 inches apart.
Physical Characteristics  Origanum vulgare is a PERENNIAL growing to 0.6 m (2ft) by 0.8 m (2ft 7in). It is hardy to zone 5 and is not frost tender. It is in flower from Jul to September, and the seeds ripen from Aug to October. The flowers are hermaphrodite (have both male and female organs) and are pollinated by Bees, lepidoptera.It is noted for attracting wildlife. The plant prefers light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils, requires well-drained soil and can grow in nutritionally poor soil.The plant prefers acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils..It can grow in semi-shade (light woodland) or no shade.It requires dry or moist soil.The plant can tolerates strong winds but not maritime exposure.
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Usda description:
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