True Greek oregano is the superior, true culinary type of oregano prized by Italian and Greek chefs. It is highly aromatic and flavorful, and goes well with fresh tomatoes or tomato sauces, egg and cheese combinations like omelets, marinated vegetables, and meats. A good container variety. No herb garden is complete without a little Oregano!
1/8 g. seed packet
Name: Greek Oregano
Scientific Name: Origanum heracleoticum
Life Cycle: Perennial in zones 4-8
Bloom Color: white
Light Requirements: Full Sun
Growing Instructions: Start indoors 6-8 weeks before average last frost. Seeds are tiny, so don’t cover with soil.
Harvesting: Cut branches when needed after the plant is at least 6″ tall. Some claim the best flavor comes just before the plant flowers. Pruning off the branches also encourages fullness and fresh, new growth on the plant.
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