Quick, easy, and convenient biodegradable disk form. Each 4" round disk fills out a (sold separately) perfectly. The result is a neat, compact plant with the same flavor and appearance as conventionally-grown seed. Perfect container gardens for market sales. Avg. 100 seeds/disk.
Latin name: Origanum majorana GB Cultural info: PA zones 5-9/A zones 2-4/Height 1'/Spacing 8"/Area 100 Days to Maturity: x Seed code: C Seeds per pkt: 300 Description: Related to oregano, with similar leaves and size, but much sweeter more complex flavor, and enchanting fragrance. Easy to grow and deerproof--good for containers, along walks, among vegetables. Drought-resistant, even when young--don't overwater. Photo by Forest and Kim Starr, Makawao, Maui, Hawaii,GNU Free Documentation - Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike License
Origanum majorana A great culinary herb that has a sweet oregano-like flavor. Pinch out the top when the plant is 2-3 inches tall to encourage side growth. Germination code: (1) Also available as a plant.
Aroma is similar to oregano, but sweeter and more balsam-like. Compact plant. Medicinal: Calming and soothing. Used in aromatherapy preparations. Edible flowers: use as you would the herb. Avg. 120,000 seeds/oz. Packet: 200 seeds.
Sweet marjoram is a close relative of oregano, but offers a more delicate flavor to cooking. It is best used fresh at the end of preparing a dish so the flavor will be enhanced and not overpowered. Most popular in Italian tomato cooking, sweet marjoram is also tasty in Greek dishes and to flavor oil and vinegar dressings.Grows 2 feet tall and 1 1/2 feet wide. The wiry, red-brown stems support downy, gray-green leaves up to 1 1/4 inch long. Tiny white to pink flowers are produced in clustered spikes from late summer through fall.Grow in well-drained to dry, neutral…
Popular in southern France, sweet marjoram leaves and shoots are widely used in seasoning. Similar in appearance to where its leaves and shoots are used for seasoning. Sweet Marjoram has a similar flavor to oregano (sometimes used as a substitute), but its taste is sweeter and milder. Marjoram blooms from late June through August (12-24"), perennial in zones 8-10.
A wild relative of Mediterranean oregano with flavor hints of thyme, sweet marjoram, and oregano to enliven the senses. Minced leaves make fresh tomatoes tasty and are delicious in a feta cheese/chopped tomato dip. The soft, gray green leaves are produced on a semi-upright plant (12-24"), perennial in USDA Zones 8-10.
Blooms in shades of pink to purple from midsummer through fall. Harvest flowers in bud stage for best color. Light, sweet flavor for teas, cooking. Medicinal: Antiviral, antibacterial. Avg. 200,000 seeds/oz. Packet: 200 seeds.
Native to the Mediterranean, where it has flavored meals for thousands of years. Soft gray-green leaves on plants with a semi-upright habit. Flavor combines those of sweet marjoram, thyme and oregano. Not to be confused with Z'atar, an herbal blend of several ingredients. Grow as a tender perennial - start indoors and keep out of freezing temperatures. Harvest stems when they reach at least 4-6". Organically grown. Avg. 133,500 seeds/oz. Packet: 50 seeds.
This is the new spice you MUST add to your garden this season! Widely used in the Middle East (especially Jordan, Lebanon, and Israel, where it is native) to flavor meats and breads, it is a wonderfully heady, richly scented and 'spicy' seasoning that combines the flavors of Marjoram, Oregano, and Thyme. Easy to grow on deer-resistant plants in poor to average soil, it makes a nice perimeter planting for the herb garden.A member of the Origanum family, Zaatar Marjoram is actually closer in flavor to athan to thewith which we are familiar in this country. It is commonly used…