Greek - Oregano

HOO101

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A true Greek oregano loved by all Italian and Greek chefs. Strong oregano aroma and flavor. Characteristic dark green leaves with white flowers. Provides pollen and nectar for beneficial insects such as bees, hoverflies, lacewing larva, parasitic wasps, and tachinid flies. The flowers have an oregano flavor and can be used in the same manner as the herb. They are especially good in pasta salads, green salads, and as a fresh pizza topping. 125mg ~ 500 seeds.

Start seed indoors 6-8 weeks before transplanting into the garden. Cover soil very lightly as seeds require light to germinate. Optimum soil temperature for seed germination is 65-75 degrees. Transplant to the garden 1-2 weeks after your average last frost date. Prefers well-drained soil. Established plants can be cut back several times throughout the growing season. Pruning encourages new growth on the plant. Great for container and in-ground gardening.

Scientific Name: Origanum Heraeleoticum
Days to Maturity: 80-90
Seed Depth: Surface-1/8"
Days to Sprout: 7-14
Plant Spacing: 8-12"
Row Spacing: 12-18"
Light Requirements: Sunny / Partial Shade
Plant Height: 12"
Life Cycle: Perennial
Frost Hardy: Yes

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Heather Cannova
Growing well

Oregano is going well and the smell is heavenly. Cannot wait to start cooking with it.

Thank you for your review, Heather! We're so happy to hear that you are enjoying the Greek Oregano. The smell is heavenly, isn't it? :) Thanks for choosing our product and we hope you'll continue to enjoy it in the future.