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Renee's Garden Oregano, True Greek

Zesty Traditional Culinary Herb

Brand: Renee's Garden    Item Number: SNV4026

$2.79

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

$2.79

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

Description

Only this true Greek Oregano has it — that robust, intense, zesty flavor we all crave for pizza, great tomato sauce and really authentic and delicious Italian, Greek and Spanish cooking. The aromatic little leaves cascade on the low-growing branches of these mounding plants that are reliable and easy growing hardy perennials. You can harvest abundant full-flavored sprigs to use fresh, or dry it easily in bunches for year round eating contentment.

While Renee's Garden seeds are not all certified organic, they do not sell treated or GMO seeds and have signed the "Safe Seed Pledge.”

Features

  • Attracts Bees/Butterflies
  • Attracts Beneficial Insects
  • Does Not Require Support
  • Edible Flower
  • Good for Drying
  • Heat Tolerant
  • Heirloom
  • Long-Lived
  • Plant Spreads
  • Requires Summer Water
  • Somewhat Drought Tolerant
  • Spicy Flavor

Characteristics

Seed Unit Sizes Seed Pack Plant Usage Attracts Bees/Butterflies, Attracts Beneficial Insects, Culinary Herb, Medicinal Plant
Germination Requirements Light Life Cycle Perennial
Planting Time Spring, Summer Approximate Harvest Time Early Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall
Ideal Soil Temperature 65-70°F Days to Maturity 40 - 50 Days, 50 - 60 Days
Sun Requirements Full Sun Useful Plant Part Flower, Leaves
Growth Habit Low Growing Starting Location Direct Sow, Start Indoors & Transplant
Soil pH 6.6 - 7.0
Seed Unit Sizes Seed Pack
Plant Usage Attracts Bees/Butterflies, Attracts Beneficial Insects, Culinary Herb, Medicinal Plant
Germination Requirements Light
Life Cycle Perennial
Planting Time Spring, Summer
Approximate Harvest Time Early Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall
Ideal Soil Temperature 65-70°F
Days to Maturity 40 - 50 Days, 50 - 60 Days
Sun Requirements Full Sun
Useful Plant Part Flower, Leaves
Growth Habit Low Growing
Starting Location Direct Sow, Start Indoors & Transplant
Soil pH 6.6 - 7.0

Planting & Care

Planting: To Plant Directly in the Garden: When warm spring weather arrives, sow in full sun in a well-worked, finely textured seedbed with good drainage. Sow as thinly as possible, lightly cover, and tend carefully. Keep soil evenly moist and well weeded. To Start Indoors: Sow seed in early spring in a container of seed starting mix and cover very lightly. Provide a good light source. Keep evenly moist as seedings slowly emerge in 10 0 21 days. Transplant when 1 - 2" tall after gradually acclimating to outdoor conditions.

Growing: Mix tiny seed with dry sand to help space seedlings. Young plants grow slowly at first; a good hot spell encourages strong growth. Pick leaves lightly the first season; wait until the second summer to make bigger harvests. Keep white blossoms cut off for best leafy growth. A Mediterranean native, with good drainage, carefree oregano is hardy and long-lived.

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Shipping Information

Shipping Weight: 0.01 lbs. Dimensions: 4.5"L x 3.125"W x 0.1"H

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