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Botanical name: Origanum vulgare
Other names: Common oregano, Pot marjoram, Wintersweet, Wild marjoram, English marjoram, Grove marjoram
Species: O. vulgare - O. vulgare is a bushy, woody perennial with upright stems bearing fragrant, oval, dark green leaves and clusters of small pale pink to white flowers in midsummer to early autumn.
Origanum vulgare is: Deciduous
Flower: Pink, White in Summer; Pink, White in Autumn
Foliage: Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn
Fragrance: Foliage is fragrant.
Habit: Bushy, Clump-forming, Spreading, Upright
Pests: Generally pest-free.
Specific pests: Leafhoppers
Diseases: Generally disease-free.
Propagation methods: Division, Seed. REGISTER to read more...
Origanum vulgare (Common oregano) will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 1m after 2-5 years.
Suggested uses: Add to salads, Beds and borders, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Flavouring food and drinks, Mediterranean, Rock, Wildflower, Wildlife
Cultivation: Plant in free-draining soil in a sunny postion.
Soil type: Chalky, Loamy, Sandy
Soil drainage: Well-drained
Soil pH: Alkaline, Neutral, Acid
Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade
Aspect: North, South, East, West
Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered
Hardiness: Hardy (H4)
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