Oregano Italian O
90 days. Origanum x majoricum. Common Italian Oregano is a perennial herb often called “Wild Marjoram.” With the wide range of oregano, the main difference that sets cultivars apart is flavor and overall aroma.
Common Italian Oregano is native to regions in Mexico and the Mediterranean. “Italian Oregano” is known for having mild pepper and a pungent scent similar to mint—making this variety one of the most popular herbs in cooking!
- Latin Name: Origanum x majoricum
- Days to Maturity: 45+(young leaves) 80-90+(seeds) Perennial
Seed Planting Depth: 1/4”
- Seed Plant Spacing: 8-10”
- Row Spacing: 18-24”
- Growth Habit: Upright/spread
- Soil Preference: Loose, moderately rich and well-drained
- Temp Preference: Warm
- Light Preference: Full sun
Color: Small sage-green leaves, light-pink flowers
- Flavor: Savory, mild pepper, pine-like, similar to mint