Oregano is a perennial herb that can grow to a height in excess of 2 feet. The leaves are used fresh or dried, particularly as a flavoring in Italian dishes. Stronger fragrance and flavor than Greek Oregano.
Perennial , zone 4-10
Germination: 7-21 days
Seed Planting Depth: on surface, lightly press in
Starting Indoors/Outdoors: Start indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost. Provide 70-75 degree soil temperatures. Transplant 12-15" apart. Sow outdoors in spring after last frost. Sow a few seeds every 4-6 ", thin to 12-15" apart.
Light Needs: Sun
Soil Needs: Oregano needs average to sandy, well drained soil
Uses: Medicinal, culinary, attracts bees and beneficial