$3.75

Greek Oregano, Origanum vulgare hirtum .100 grams

Greek Oregano, Origanum vulgare hirtum  .100 grams


Light                     Full Sun/Part Shade
Plant Height          6"-12" inches tall
Plant Width           6"-12" inches wide
Days to Maturity   80 days

 

When to Sow

Sow seeds in flats 8-10 weeks before the last frost. Sprinkle seeds on the top of the growing medium and tamp them into the soil mix. Do not cover seeds, as they require light to germinate. Keep moist until germination. Transplant to individual containers when seedlings have 4 leaves. When danger of frost passes in the spring, transplant outside, space plants 12" apart in rows 18" apart. Plant maintenance: Pinch back new growth and remove any old wood at the end of the winter to restimulate plants growth.

Harvest

Harvest entire stems just as plants are coming into bloom, cutting about 2" above the base of the plant. An established planting can be cut back two to six times during the growing season. 

Special Features 

Use herb for fresh or dried herb in italian tomatoe sauces, dressings or rub for fowl recipes or Greek cuisine. This is the traditional low growing full-flavored oregano with a slightly furry dark green leaves and white flowers. Easy to dry, just harvest stems and hang in bundles.

Approx. 75 seeds per package

Seeds
Annuals
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  Chives (1)
  Cilantro (1)
  Dill (1)
  Fennel (1)
  Marjoram (1)
  Oregano (2)
  Parsley (3)
  Sage (1)
  Thyme (1)
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