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.
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:
When is the best time to prune a Marjoram shrub?
How to prune:
Dead leaves and stems
Size of the plant?
20-60 cm, 8-24 inches
Growth speed in optimal condition:
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:
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:
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?
What is the treatment for vegetative reproduction in Marjoram?
Bending the branch sometime recommend to break the branch little bit, moist soil
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