Oregano is a bushy, spreading, perennial with abundant oval leaves and purple blooms. Be careful to get the correct species. To be sure of avoiding disappointment, buy a plant that you’ve tested by crushing a few leaves and smelling or tasting them beforehand. It should have the distinct aroma of oregano.
Ease of care
How to grow
Grow in full sun, in average to sandy and preferably alkaline soil (add lime generously, if the soil is acidic).
Buy your first healthy plant, then use division, layering, or cuttings to obtain additional ones.
Fresh or dried leaves tomatoes, cheeses, eggs, beef, pork, poultry, she potatoes, sauces; Flowers floral arrangements, Dried branches baths
Clip fresh as needed.
Harvest at the time of bloom and hang dry or freeze.