• Oregano Greek Seeds - Organic

Oregano Greek Seeds - Organic

$ 3.00

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Greek Oregano is True oregano and savored for its strong aroma and spicy intense flavor. With its stronger, more aromatic flavor and scent it is one of the most important herbs of Italian, Greek and Mexican cooking. The flavor stands up to bold flavors like tomatoes, onion, garlic and beef.

Greek oregano is a bushy perennial with bright deep purple-brown stems and 1½-inch broadly ovate leaves that often have a red flush. Branched clusters of purple-pink flowers appear all summer. At maturity, this perennial reaches 18 inches tall and wide.

Hardy plants are 24" tall and heat and drought tolerant.

Seeds can be started indoors.

Sow seeds after the last frost date.

Plant seeds 1/4" deep and then thin them to 6" apart. Water and trim often to delay blooming.  Seeds should come up in 7-14 days.  

Plant in a sunny location with well-draining soil. Water seeds frequently and keep moist until they germinate. As the plants become established they do well in slightly drier conditions.

Each packet contains 300 Organic Greek Oregano seeds. Origanum vulgar. Perennial. Open-pollinated, heirloom, non-GMO. Harvest in 60 days. $3.00

This packet plants a 100' row.

This product is part of the Get Real Grow Food collection. Click here for more items.

 

Features.

People can use the leaves dry or fresh to add flavor to a range of dishes. It pairs well with tomato and often features in pizzas and pasta sauces. It is also great in baked goods, vegetable dishes, legumes, such as lentils and chickpeas, and fish.

Benefits.

People around the Mediterranean region have used oregano for centuries in herbal medicine to treat many ailments, including: skins sores, aching muscles, asthma, indigestion, colds and to boost overall health.
There is evidence that it can fight bacteria, relieve inflammation, regulate blood sugar and lipids and fight cancer.

More Information about planting, growing, and harvesting beets can be found in the Farmer's Almanac Growing Guide.

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