Origanum Majorana, Marjoram, Marwa - Plant

Marwa is the plant with the fragrant foliage. The Greeks called this plant Joy of the mountain and used it to make wreaths and garlands for weddings and funerals.

    What makes it special:
  • Marjoram attracts bees and butterflies.
  • Marjoram is sufficiently attractive to make an excellent border planting for a garden.
  • This keeps its full flavor even when dried.
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1Origanum Majorana, Marjoram, Marwa - Plant
26 inch (15 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

About Origanum Majorana

Origanum Majorana has thin, gray-green leaves and in early summer, small, white to pink flowers appear along the stem. The flavor of the leaves are similar to oregano, but sweeter. Sweet Marjoram (Origanum majorana) is easy to grow herb well suited for growing in containers as well as the garden.

Marjoram plants are tender perennials, freezing temperatures will cause serious injury or death to the plants.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height6.5 inch (17 cm)
Plant Spread 5 inch (13 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Marjoram
Maximum Reachable Height Up to 60 centimeter
Flower Colour White-Pink
Bloom Time Jan-April
Difficulty Level Easy

Planting and care


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Light Requirement

  • More than 6 hours of sunlight a day is ideal for plant to grow well and natural direct bright light for the rest of the day.

  • Soil
  • The soil should be well drained and fertile, rich in organic content for growing plant.

  • Watering
  • Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • Apply 3 cup (Approx. 150 ml) water when top soil (1-2 inches) in pot feels dry to touch.
  • As rule of thumb, Water the plant thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.
  • Do not over-water the plant.
  • Apply water preferably in morning or evening.

  • Application of Fertilizer
  • Loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so it can uptake the nutrients and moisture easily. .
  • During the main growing season feed the plant with organic fertilizer once a month (Oct-Jan).
  • Apply water immediately after application of fertilizer.

  • Re-potting
  • When a plant outgrows in current pot, re-pot with fresh potting soil and some fertilizer.
  • Do the re-potting late evening and keep the plant in shady area for 2 to 3 days and then move the plant in its suitable growing condition.

  • For re-potting procedure click here

    Plant Protection
  • Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and dispose them away from the planting area.
  • Spray Neem, Eucalyptus or Citrus oil for any insect/pest attack, as a primary treatment.

  • Don'ts
  • Do not over water the plant especially when pot does not have drainage holes.
  • Avoid applying water on flowers and leaves it may cause fungus infection.

    Origanum Majorana care

    Initial care for 1-2 weeks after receiving plant at your location:

  • Keep the plant in Natural indirect bright Light.
  • Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • Apply 3 cup (Approx. 150 ml ) water when top soil (1-2 inches) in pot feels dry to touch.
  • Do not re-pot for min. 2 weeks after receiving it.

  • Key requirements to keep plant healthy:

    Sunlight More than 6 hours of sunlight a day is ideal for plant to grow well and natural direct bright light for the rest of the day.
    Watering Apply 3 cup (Approx. 150 ml) water when top soil (1-2 inches) in pot feels dry to touch.
    Soil Soil should be well drain and fertile, rich in organic content
    Temperature 20 to 30 degree Celsius
    Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer once a month (Oct-Jan).

    Origanum Majorana special feature

    Marwa leaves are used as fresh or dried and lend a spicy, sweet, almost piney flavour that compliments vegetables.

    Origanum Majorana uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • It makes an excellent container or border plant

    Culinary Use:

    • It is used for culinary purpose

    Frequently Asked Questions

    How to grow marwa plant?

    Oregano is very good at adapting to its surroundings and can be quite drought tolerant once established. If you want lots of growth though they’ll perform better with regular watering as they are shallow rooted. Container plants will also need to be watered and fed more frequently. Being a Mediterranean plant oregano isn’t so keen on wet humid summers. Give it extra good drainage and air circulation if trying to grow it in these humid conditions.

    Marwa plant uses?

    The parts of sweet marjoram that are used in folklore medicine are dried leaves, leaves extract, and essential oil. Origanum majorana leaves have been claimed to have antimicrobial and emmenagogue properties and be useful for treatment of respiratory and gastrointestinal problems.

    What is marwa plant called in english?

    In English marwa plant called as Origanum majorana



    Reviews

    Thursday, 12 March 2020

    Is it suitable for office premises with no fresh air space

    finaltestlmt

    Saturday, 29 February 2020

    Worth Money. Good Product

    Ailynti

    Monday, 10 February 2020

    Air Purifying Indoor Plant.

    Priyanka Majumder Das
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