MARJORAM - organic seeds
Origanum marjoranaTender perennial that is grown as an annual, forming an attractive mound of small leaved green sprigs. Velvety, grey-green, oval leaves have spicy aroma. Pungently flavoured leaves and young stem tips are used fresh or dried to flavour meats, poultry, cheese dishes, soups, dressings and salads. Bushy plants are 12-24 inches tall. Marjoram can be dug and wintered over and grown in pots indoors for fresh use.
Type: Tender Perennial Grown As An Annual
Days To Germination: 7-14
Days To Maturity: 70
Spacing, Row: 12-18 inches
Spacing, Plant: 6-12 inches
Light: Sunny Location
Start seeds indoors 6-8 weeks before planting outdoors. In warm areas, may be seeded directly outdoors in the spring after all danger of frost has passed. Cover with ¼ inch of fine soil.
Plant in sunny spot where soil is well drained.
Thin and replant in individual pots or garden space when plants are two inches high. Thin plants to 12-18 inches apart.
Harvest begins when the plants reach 12 inches. Pick leaves for drying when plant begins to bloom. Harvest leaves continually to keep plants compact and productive.
Packet 150 seeds