Zone 2b+ (Perennial Zones 4-9)
Approx. 100 seeds per pack
This species known as Greek oregano is thought to have a cleaner and sharper taste than true oregano. An essential herb in the kitchen garden- this perennial bears light green, pointed, oval leaves that are slightly wavy at the edges. Oregano is best known for tomato-based sauces but is also perfect for use with vegetables and meat stuffings. Pinch back to encourage bushy growth and pick the leaves anytime for fresh use. Perennial in zones 4-9.
Sow seeds indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost, just beneath surface of soil. Germination in 10 days. Transplant outdoors after danger of frost has passed 12” apart. Oregano is a perennial warm-season herb, hardy to frost and light freezes. Prefers very well-drained soil in full sun.