ORIGANUM vulgare hort.

Product 188 From 296
Zoom

ORIGANUM vulgare hort.

Perennial Marjoram

Select Item No. OA091

Also available as:

Available

One Portion is usually sufficient for approx. 50 plants.
Please switch to gram for larger quantities.



Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Lamiaceae
Origin: Selection for horticultural use. Origin Europe, Central Asia to Sibiria: nutrient poor grassland.
Historical: Used as a remedy in ancient times. Already mentioned by the physician Hippocrates (4th century b.c.).
 
Basic Colour: (pink / salmon)
Flower Colour: pink
Natural Flowering Period: July - October
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z4 - Z8
Foliage: simple, orvate, slightly hirsute, deep green
Growth Habit: cushion / clumping / vigorous, strong growing
Height with Flowers: 40 cm
Spacing between Plants: 20 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / sandy / well-drained / warm
Location:
Characteristics: medicinal plant / tea herb / culinary herb
Usage: honey-bee food plant / for the rock garden
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.10989 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
9100
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
3 Gram
Sowing Direction:

(15) Rapidly germinating, keep seed in constant moisture (not wet) with temperatures of about +20°C [68°F]. Seeds must be covered thinly. Do not cover very small seeds, but tightly press into the earth. Keep in cooler conditions after germination occurs.

Fertilizer: Medium (150-200 ppm)
Jelitto · Seeds of more than 3700 different species and varieties

 

*: excl. TAX, excl. shipping