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Origanum – True Oregano – Origanum vulgare

Garden Height
18 - 24
Spacing
18 - 22
Spread
18 - 24
Habit
Mounded
Container Role
Filler
Flower Size
Medium
Flower Colors
White
Light Level
Sun
Proven Selections

Attracts: Butterflies

Fragrant Foliage

Maintenance Notes

Easy care.

Uses Notes

Use this perennial herb fresh or dried for culinary purposes

Maintenance Category Easy

Water Category Average

Bloom Time

Flower Form Container, Landscape

pH A - pH 5.5 - 5.8

EC (2:1 Extraction Method) 0.6 - 0.9

Fertilization 150 - 200

Light Requirements Medium

Water Requirements Moderate to Moist

Rooting Out Temperature 65 - 72° Fahrenheit

Growing On Temperature 55 - 65° Fahrenheit

Holding Temperature 50 - 60° Fahrenheit

Planting and Timing Information

Early Spring to Summer. Standard PPP.

Finishing Times [weeks]
4-5" and Quart Pot : 4
6" and Gallon Pot : 6-7
7-9" Pot : 8
10-12" and Two Gallon Pot :

Pinching and Growth Regulators

Pinch at planting. No growth regulators needed. Florel not recommended.

Pest and Disease Management

General pest and disease practices as listed in notes.

Grower Tips

No Insecticides are registered for herbs. Use insecticidal soaps or biological controls.