Majoram, organic seeds
Origanum majorana belongs to the Labiate family and is originally from India and now it grows wild around the whole Mediterranean where it is a much appreciated plant since at least 3000 years. In ancient Greece it was the herb of joy and happiness. It is a perennial short half-bush but is usually grown as an annual because of poor hardiness. Harvest the leaves on a sunny day before blooming. It is very tasty in pea-soup, pizza etc. 5000 seeds/g. A portion contains about 500 seeds.
|Scientific name:||Origanum majorana|
|Botanic family:||The Mint Family - Lamiaceae|
|Sowing time:||Pre-cultivate: March–May|
|Sowing depth:||0,2 cm|
|Germination time:||10–20 days|
|Plant spacing:||15 cm|
|Row spacing:||30 cm|
SowingSow very shallowly indoors in April and keep it moist. Plant out in warm and sunny spot.
SpacingDistance between plants 15 cm.
HarvestHarvest the leaves on a sunny day before blooming. It is very tasty in pea-soup, pizza etc.
A portion contains about 500 seeds.