Italian Oregano (also known as Wild Marjoram) is a fragrant edible herb milder in flavor than Greek Oregano. It grows up to two feet high and blooms abundantly, attracting beneficial pollinators to the nectar-laden flowers. It will also happily cover the garden's dry, tough areas if not grown in a container.
ALL Tolerant of most soils, Chalky Soil, Loamy Soil, Peaty Soil, Saline Soil, Sandy Soil, Silty Soil
Maturity (Vegetables Only):
85 - 90 Days, 90 - 95 Days
f: Up to 2 Feet
Butterfiles and Pollinators, Container Growing, Drying and Crafts, Fodder/Wildlife/Shelter, Medicinal Value, Fragrant
Can be Invasive
No, Yes South - No North
Sow in spring after danger of frost into well dug, finely raked and weeded soil. Gently press the seeds in barely covering (needs light to germinate). Keep moist until established. Can be started indoors and transplanted.