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Origanum (Plant)

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Price:  £2.00
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18 in stock

Quantity or Pot size (see 'Pot Sizes' tab below):  9cm pot


Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Hardy
Position/ Situation:  Dry or gravel garden
Sun/ Shade:  Sun
Planting Style:  Herbal/ medicinal
Suggested Use:  Ground Cover or Underplanting
Season of Interest:  Summer to Autumn
Scent:  Scented Leaves
Flower Colour:  White
Leaf Colour:  Green
Height:  very low (less than 1ft)
Habit/Shape:  Running/spreading
Drought Tolerant:  Yes
Soil Type:  dry or sandy soil
Soil PH:  No preference
Bee and Butterfly:  Both
Resistance to Honey Fungus:  Resistant to Honey Fungus
Cooking Use:  Flavouring soups/ stews/ sauces


Culinary herb used extensively in Mediterranean cooking. Likes a sunny spot in open soil, also good for a pot. Evergreen, perennial. If plant becomes woody, cut hard back for fresh, tender leaves.


Mainland UK  £8.50-£10 Local delivery Postcodes IP1-IP8 & CO10 (minimum order value applies please click here for details) FREE
Seeds & cuttings only  £2 Collect from our Nursery (Elmsett, Suffolk, IP7 6LZ) FREE
Scottish Highlands & offshore Islands From £10    

 

See our delivery information page for details

Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: mostly as young plants in 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)  or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx. 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Quantity or Pot size" on plant information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall.