Oregano Seeds - Common Italian


Origanum vulgare 90 days. Perennial. Non-GMO, Heirloom Common Italian Oregano Herb Garden Seed from True Leaf Market. 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!

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Common Italian Organic Oregano Herb Garden Seeds

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Common Italian Organic Herb Growing Habits

Non-GMO (Origanum x majoricum) Common Italian Organic Oregano grows a warm spreading perennial herb reaching 1-2" high and 18" wide, similar to ground covers. Often called "“Wild Marjoram" this vigorous herb blooms in late spring through late summer. Once plants reach full maturity, "“Italian Oregano" develops sage-green leaves"providing a pine-like aroma similar to mint with mild pepper flavor. Common Italian Organic Oregano continues producing, before the warm temperatures drop, sending oregano to bloom small light-pink flowers, before setting seed and overwintering.

The Dried Seasoning Benefits of Common Italian Organic Oregano Herb

Common Italian Organic Oregano is one of the vigorous and savory-tasting herbs that can provide more flavor and use as a dry seasoning. This aromatic perennial often called "“Wild Marjoram" or "“Italian Oregano" compliments meat or pasta dishes and provides a minty flavor when scattered on fresh tomatoes and mozzarella with balsamic vinegar! From Mexican pozole to Italian pizzas, Common Italian Organic Oregano is a highly-favored culinary herb.

The Brief History of Common Italian Organic Oregano Garden Herb & Seed

As herbs have been used for centuries, ancient civilizations in Greece and Rome also favored Italian Oregano Herbs as a medicine and a flavor enhancer. In Greek mythology oregano was a gift sent by the Goddess Aphrodite"which grew as a symbol representing joy, love and a natural way to treat sickness.

Common Italian Organic Oregano Garden Herb Seeds Per Package:

  • 1 g - Approximately 900 Seeds
  • 1 oz - Approximately 24,000 Seeds
  • 4 oz - Approximately 48,000 Seeds
  • 1 lb - Approximately 192,000 Seeds

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