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With a savory, earthy flavor, Greek Oregano is delicious on a variety of dishes such as on pizza, tomato-based sauces, and BBQ dishes. Does best in dry conditions and lots of sun. Brightens up any windowsill.
Available on backorder
Comes back every year (perennial)
|Hydro / Soil||
Grows well in hydroponics or soil.
|Container / Indoors||
Plant 1 site in an 8" (1 gal) container. In larger containers, space sites 8" apart. For each site press 2 seeds into the surface.
|Outdoor / Inground||
Plant 1 site per square foot. For each site, press 2 seeds into the surface. Thin to one plant per site once seedlings are ~1in tall.
It grows between 8 and 24 inches tall, requiring 12 inches of space between plants.
|Taste & Nutritional Value||
Classic zesty flavor and aroma. Greek Oregano is high in antioxidants including Thymol, Carvacrol, Vitamin C and others.
Unsurprisingly, Greek Oregano was originally grown in Greece. It was believed to be created by the Goddess Aphrodite, who denoted it as a symbol of joy. The term Oregano comes from the Greek word oros as well as gonos, in entirety meaning “joy of the mountains”. The Romans helped spread the herb throughout Europe and Northern Africa. Historically, oregano has been used for medicinal purposes, to cure rheumatism, toothache, indigestion and coughing fits. After being naturalized in China, it was used to treat fever, vomiting and upset stomach. It was brought to the United States during World War II.
|Recommended for (recipes)||
Oregano is especially fantastic in Greek and Italian food. Use this herb on pizzas, pastas, and on lemony potatoes.
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