Oregano- Greek

Origanum hirtum

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Standard seed packet, 500 seeds

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Oregano- Greek

Origanum hirtum

  • Perennial 60cm
  • Culinary herb
  • Better flavour than other varieties

Strong pungent flavour; better than any other variety. Perennial growing to 60cm. Bushy plant with pointed grey/green leaves. Leaves are very aromatic and can be used fresh or dried; commonly used in Italian, Greek and Mexican cuisine. Strong peppery flavour. Also has medicinal uses. Sometimes called "The pizza herb".

How to sow and grow:

Method: Sow direct or raise seedlings
Sowing Depth: 5mm
When: Spring and summer
Germination: 7-14 days @ 18-21°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle: Hardy Perennial
Plant Spacing: 50cm
Plant Height: 60cm
Position: Part or full sun, moist well drained soil
Days to Maturity/Flowering: 85-100 days
*Notes: Do not over-water. To reduce the risk of disease: do not overhead water. Pick leaves as required.

(Product number: C4-09)
Seeds per gram: 9000 seeds

SKU C4-09
Shipping Weight 0.0005kg
Botanical name: Origanum hirtum
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 500 seeds
Seeds per gram: 9000
Photo credits:

Photo by FelinusNoir / CC BY-ND 2.0

Photo by Carly Chapman


13 March 2019
Grew like crazy over summer. Coped well with heatwaves. Great for dry, hot gardens

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