Marjoram growing shrub of the genus Origanum and also known as Sweet marjoram, Marjoram perennial evergreen but in cold climate grow as annual, plant also used as fragrant plant, grow in mediterranean, subtropical or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 7-11.

Marjoram leaves

Leaves edible green the size 1-2 cm, different growth of leaves winter and summer, the summer leaves smaller and thick

Buds are edible in green or purple color.

Flower small white or light purple that grow on stalk in inflorescence,

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Requirements for Marjoram growing and care:

Well drain soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction

Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction?
No, but easier to grow

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Sensitive to moist, and water on the leaves

Recommended planting season?
Spring, summer / in warm climate all year

Pests and diseases:
Leafhoppers, aphids

When is the best time to prune a Marjoram shrub?
Winter

How to prune:
Dead leaves and stems

Size of the plant?
20-60 cm, 8-24 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun (in cold climate)/ Half Shade / Full shade (in warm climate)

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Yes, but require light

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Yes

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Summer

General information about the flower
Small white or purple flower that grow on stalk in inflorescence, the buds can be green or purple

Thinning the bloom:
Recommend to thinning better for the growth of the leaves

Pollination is done by:
Bees, flies

Vegetative Reproduction

How to make Vegetative Reproduction in Marjoram?
Cutting, Bending a branch over and covering it with earth

The best time for vegetative reproduction in Marjoram:
Spring / Autumn

How much time does it take to grow roots in vegetative reproduction?
2-5 weeks

What is the treatment for vegetative reproduction in Marjoram?
Bending the branch sometime recommend to break the branch little bit, moist soil

Edible leaves

Leaves harvesting season
In cold climate Spring / Summer / Autumn, in warm climate all year

How to harvest the leaves?
Better to cut the stems the after the plant established

Information about leaves:
Leaves ovate in green color the size 1-2 cm.

Uses of Marjoram leaves:
Herbs, eaten raw, spices, spreads

Scientific name:

Origanum majorana

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