Sweet Marjoram

Sweet Marjoram

Herb Sweet Marjoram
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Perennial zones 9-11 but we’ve had some overwinter here in Albuquerque, NM with mulching.
(Origanum majorana)
Compact plant is earliest to flower.
Aroma is similar to oregano, but sweeter and more balsam-like.
Medicinal: Calming and soothing. Used in aromatherapy preparations.
Edible flowers: use as you would the herb.
Leaves add strong, spicy flavor to soups, sauces, stuffing’s, stews.
Rubbing with fresh leaves before roasting improves all strong meats.
Adds special flavor to sausages and meatloaf.
Sweet Marjoram is a must in German potato soup.
Use plant tops to dye wool in shades of yellow, orange, brown and grey.

Packet: Avg. 50 seeds. $3.00

Days to Maturity or Bloom:   85-90
DAYS TO GERMINATION: 7-14 days
SOWING TIME: Spring
SEEDING METHOD: Transplant
SUNLIGHT PREFERENCE: Sun
PLANT HEIGHT: 18-40″
PLANT SPACING: 12″
HARDINESS ZONES: Zones 4-8
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