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|1||Origanum Majorana, Marjoram, Marwa - Plant|
|2||6 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 Height||6.5 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
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
Refer our Garden Guide for detailed procedures and meanings of words related to gardening.
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
- It makes an excellent container or border plant
- 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
Thursday, 12 March 2020
Is it suitable for office premises with no fresh air space
Saturday, 29 February 2020
Worth Money. Good Product
Monday, 10 February 2020
Air Purifying Indoor Plant.
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