Oregano, also known as wild marjoram, is a perennial herb of the Lamiaceae family. The plant grows in tufts of numerous stems, which can reach up to 80 cm in height. Oregano is characterized by its wide branching at the top and numerous umbellate inflorescences, which bloom from June to August.
The herb is appreciated for its aromatic properties and is used in a variety of culinary dishes, including Italian and Greek cuisine. In addition to its culinary uses, Oregano is also used for its medicinal properties. It contains high levels of vitamins C and A, as well as many minerals. Carvacrol, a substance found in Oregano, is known for its antibacterial properties, making the herb an effective natural remedy for fighting infections.
Growing Oregano is easy, and the plant can be grown from seed. At Mall Agro, we offer high-quality Oregano seeds for your garden. To grow Oregano, sow the seeds in the spring in a sunny location with well-drained soil. The seeds should be sown about 1/8 inch deep and spaced about 12 inches apart. Oregano is drought-tolerant and does not require frequent watering.
Harvesting Oregano can begin in midsummer when the plants are at least six inches tall. The leaves can be harvested by cutting the stems just above a leaf node, and the leaves can be dried or used fresh. Oregano is a versatile herb that can be used in a variety of dishes, including sauces, soups, and stews.
Buy high-quality Oregano seeds at Mall Agro and enjoy the aromatic and medicinal properties of this versatile herb in your garden.