4 years to reach maturity
This plant has a mild fragrance
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Golden Oregano Overview
Oregano is a hardy perennial with a spreading habit with soft round aromatic leaves. It is well known for its culinary use, especially in Mediterranean dishes. It is highly recommended for novice gardeners as it is both easy to grow and has a practical use. 'Aureum' is a cultivar of Oregano that has narrow golden leaves and has a mild scent when rubbed between your fingers.
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How to harvest Golden Oregano
Leaves can be harvested throughout the year.
How to propagate Golden Oregano
The best time to sow the seeds is either during spring or summer.
Divide clumps in the Spring and replant.
Make 10-15cm long cuttings and root in a glass of water on a windowsill or keep moist in a well-draining potting soil mix.
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Other uses of Golden Oregano
Culinary, border, edging, ground cover, herb garden, colour
The leaves are used as a culinary herb that is present in Mediterranean cuisine.
It is known for its effective anti-oxidant and anti-bacterial qualities.
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