Marjorana hortensis

A milder, sweeter version of oregano. Subtly coloured, Marjoram features soft green, oval-shaped leaves, and small pinkish-white flowers. Its delicate sweet yet slightly spicy flavour lends itself well to virtually any savoury dish. This low-growing Mediterranean native is an attractive groundcover or edging plant. It also performs well in containers.

Marjoram is good at repelling cabbage moths and cucumber beetles making it an excellent companion to Brassicas (broccoli, kale, cabbage, etc.) and cucumbers. It also works well with asparagus and basil.

Maturity90-100 days
Height12-24 inches (30-60 cm)
Spacing15-18 inches (38-45 cm)
LightFull sun to partial shade
SoilRich and well draining
pH Range6.7 - 7.0
WateringDry to medium.
FertilizingBalanced fertilizer at the time of planting.

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