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A picture of a Marjoram

Marjoram

Origanum 'Country Cream'

Also known as

Oregano

Photo by CandideUK (All rights reserved)

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Half-hardy

H3

RHS hardiness

-5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Marjoram Overview

These are deciduous sub-shrubs and perennials, sometimes with overwintering leaf rosettes. Most of the species have arching, prostrate stems.

Common problems with Marjoram

How to propagate Marjoram

Cuttings

Propagate by division in spring, by cuttings of non-flowering shoots in early summer.

Division

Seed

Seed in autumn or spring.

Other uses of Marjoram

Grown as culinary herbs, others for their clusters of tubular, usually pink flowers. Suitable for coastal conditions.