Greek Oregano

$ 1.95

Origanum heracleoticum

Greek Oregano has the true flavor that we have come to associate with pizza sauce and other Italian dishes. Form is upright with a low-growing spreading habit just 6 to 8 inches tall. The pungent dull green leaves exhibit some purpling at the tips with white flowers. Greek Oregano also serves as a helpful northern winter mulch.  200 seeds


 Greek Oregano


Perennial , zone 5-10 

Germination: 7-14 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: Greek Oregano needs average to sandy, well drained soil

Uses:  Medicinal, culinary, attracts bees and beneficial