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Marjoram Interesting Notes:

" The ancients revered sweet marjoram as a gentle, calming herb. Newly married couples in Greece were crowned with garlands of sweet marjoram at their weddings. Ancient legend reported that anointing yourself before sleep would allow you to dream about your future spouse. Present day citizens probably associate sweet marjoram more with turkey dressing than marital bliss. However, I guess marital bliss can be disrupted if the turkey dressing is bad." -Still, Steven "Manual or Herbaceous Ornamental Plants"

Marjoram Origanum majorana 'Sweet'

Marjoram


Marjoram Grower Tips:

Does best in light, well-drained soil. Allow soil to dry between thorough waterings. Protect from excessive winter moisture.

The flavor is strongest if the leaves are cut just before the flower buds open.
The leaves can be used fresh or dried in vinegars, soups, herb butters, and stuffing.

Height:

12-24 Inches

Spread:

12 Inches

Hardiness Zone:

Annual

 

Grown for its flavorful leaves. Harvest before flowering. Use fresh or dried leaves in soups, sauces, stews and rubbed on meat.

 

Characteristics & Attributes for Marjoram Origanum majorana 'Sweet'

Exposure
Full Sun
Soil Moisture
Moist, Well-Drained
Attributes
Fragrant
Foliage Color
Green
Habit
Mounding
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Uses
Container - Filler (Mounding)
Bedding Plant
Herb Garden