Oregano - Plant
Common name: Origanum vulgare
Bloom time: July
Height: 0.50 to 0.75 feet
Difficulty level: easy to grow
Planting & Care
st to shear plants back regularly before flowering to keep the planting tidy and to induce growth of new leaves. Best propagated from cuttings taken from plants whose leaves have a proven superior aroma/taste (seed-grown plants sometimes have little aroma or flavor) when harvest of leaves for culinary purposes is desired.
Sunlight: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Soil: well-drained soil
Temprature: 22-25 degrees Celsius.
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer
- Oregano can be grown from seeds, cuttings, or purchased container plants.
- Seeds should be started indoors prior to your region s last expected frost.
- There s no need to cover oregano herb seeds with soil.
- Simply mist them with water and cover the seed tray or container with plastic.
Group or mass in herb gardens, border fronts, cottage gardens or rock gardens. Also effective as an edger or groundcover. Pots, window boxes, and containers. Cultivars with attractive foliage are used as ornamentals.
- Possible health benefits of Oregano.
- The herb is used to treat respiratory tract disorders, gastrointestinal (GI) disorders, menstrual cramps, and urinary tract disorders.
- The herb is also applied topically to help treat a number of skin conditions, such as acne and dandruff.
- The plant is used for ornamental purpose.
for medicinal use
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