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Oregano Vulgare

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ORIGANUM VULGARE

PACKET CONTAINS 100 SEEDS

This ever popular pizza herb is used extensively in Italian Greek and Mexican cooking.
Bright blue-green plants grow 20cm tall and up to 60cm in diameter.

  • Perennial
  • Evergreen
  • Tolerates drought and poor soil once established.
  • Used primarily dried.
  • Leaves can be harvested in 85 to 95 days (before flowers appear).
  • Ideal for pots

Oregano's antiseptic and antifungal properties make it a great companion planted alongside beans, cabbage, cauliflower, capsicum, sprouts, strawberries and especially tomatoes.

Method

Sow direct (After frost) or raise seedling. Keep Moist

Sowing Depth Surface sowing - press seeds into the soil and cover slightly with vermiculite.
When to sow in Australia

Tropical: Spring, Autumn and Winter

Temperate: Spring, Autumn, Late Winter

Cool climate: Spring and Autumn

Germination 10-15 days at 15-22 °C
Row Height 15 - 20cm
Plant Spacing 50cm
Position Full sun