ORIGANUM vulgare wild form

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ORIGANUM vulgare wild form

Wild Marjoram
Select Item No. OA094

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1 Portion contains 20-250 seeds depending on value and size.
Please switch to gram for larger quantities.



Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Lamiaceae
Origin: Europe, Central Asia and Siberia: nutrient poor grasslands, roadsides, embankments and forest margins.
Special Features: Aromatic. Typical spice in the south-eastern Mediterranean. At its origin ORIGANUM vulgare is one of the most important native butterfly food plants. Draught resistent. Edible flowers.
Historical: Used as a remedy in ancient times. Already mentioned by the physician Hippocrates (4th century b.c.).
 
Basic Colour: (red / scarlet / purple)
Flower Colour: pale purple
Natural Flowering Period: July - October
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z4 - Z8
Foliage: simple, orvate, slightly hirsute, deep green
Growth Habit: cushion-forming / clumping / vigorous
Height with Flowers: 35 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / sandy / well-drained / warm
Location:
Characteristics: medicinal plant / beneficial plant / tea herb / culinary herb / groundcover
Usage: honey-bee food plant / for the rock garden / for green roofs
Portion weight: 0.1 Gram
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.08333 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
12000
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
1 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)
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