Majoram, organic seeds

Eco Heirloom variety

Information

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.


 

Product number:K450
Scientific name:Origanum majorana
Botanic family:The Mint Family - Lamiaceae
Organic:Yes
Lifespan:Perennial
F1 Hybrid:No
New variety:No
Sowing time:Pre-cultivate: March–May
Sowing depth:0,2 cm
Germination time:10–20 days
Plant spacing:15 cm
Row spacing:30 cm
Height:25 cm
Plant location:Sun
Harvest/blooming:July–September
Seeds/g:500 seeds
Heirloom variety:Yes

Cultivation advice

Sowing

Sow very shallowly indoors in April and keep it moist. Plant out in warm and sunny spot. 

Spacing

Distance between plants 15 cm.

Harvest

Harvest the leaves on a sunny day before blooming. It is very tasty in pea-soup, pizza etc.

Seed

5000 seeds/g.
A portion contains about 500 seeds.