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Marjoram

Origanum spp.

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Also known as

Oregano

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Half-hardy

H3

RHS hardiness

-5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

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Marjoram Overview

A genus of more than 50 species of herbaceous perennials and woody subshrubs in the Lamiaceae (mint, dead nettle) family native to temperate regions of Eurasia, North Africa and North America where they are found in open or mountainous habitats. They are characterised by having aromatic foliage and inflorescences carrying small trumpet-shaped flowers with long-lasting coloured bracts. Some species are used as culinary herbs and there are cultivars and hybrids developed for variegated foliage and a variety of growth habits.

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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.