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Botanical Name: Origanum marjorana
Common Name(s): Marjoram (sweet)
A perennial herb usually grown as an annual. It is a compact, bushy, grey-green plant with small leaves and pinkish-white flowers.
Synonym: Origanum laevigatum
Botanical Pronunciation: or-RI-ga-num
Semi Frost Hardy
This plant has pinkish-white flowers.
Origanum marjorana is a compact, bushy, grey-green plant with small leaves.
Pick leaves when required.
Grow from seed or stem cuttings taken during midsummer.
Seed Sowing Instructions
Sow seeds in trays.
Marjoram plants need good drainage.
The leaves are used to flavour egg, meat or vegetable dishes.
When to Sow
Sow seeds in spring or autumn.