Wild Marjoram

 

Origanum vulgare

Lamiaceae

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Form: Herb
Seasonally: Perennial
Size: 2 - 3 feet tall and wide

Leaves; Small, leaves oval, dark green to 1.5 inches long and .75 inches wide

Flowers: White to purplish pink from midsummer to fall
Stems/Trunks: Erect, green or purple
Range/Origin: Europe and temperate Asia
Hardiness: Sunset Zones 1 24

Comments: Low litter, No thorns, used as a cooking herb

CULTURAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Exposure: Full sun
  • Water: Little to moderate water
  • Soil: Average, well drained
  • Propagation: Seed
  • Maintenance: Some; trim to prevent flowering

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