Origanum dictamnus grow and care – shrub of the genus Origanum and also known as Hop marjoram, Origanum dictamnus perennial evergreen but in cold climate grow as annual, plant also used as fragrant plant, grow in mediterranean, subtropical, temperate or desert climate and growing in hardiness zone 7-11. Origanum dictamnus leaves
Leaves green-gray and hairy the size 1-3 cm, there are to different growth of leaves winter and summer, the summer leaves smaller and thick.
Buds edible in green color, Flower small purple that grow on stalk in inflorescence,
Origanum dictamnus for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy VIDEO How to grow Origanum dictamnus growing and care:
Well drain soil, dry and warm climate
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 Spring, summer, autumn & in warm climate all year Recommended planting season? Leafhoppers, aphids Pests and diseases: Winter Pruning season: How to prune: Dead leaves and stems Size of the plant: 20-30 cm, 8-12 inches Growth speed in optimal condition: Medium growing Average amount of water Water requirement: Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: Full Sun / Half Shade No Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant? Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers: Yes Blooming information Summer Bloom season: General information about the flower Small purple flower that grow on stalk in inflorescence Thinning the bloom: Recommend to thinning better for the growth of the leaves Pollination is done by: Bees, flies Vegetative Reproduction Vegetative Reproduction Method: Cutting, bending a branch over and covering it with earth Spring / Autumn in warmer climate Preferred time for vegetative reproduction: 2-5 weeks Time to grow roots in vegetative reproduction: Bending the branch sometime recommend to break the branch little bit, moist soil Treatment for vegetative reproduction: Edible leaves Leaves harvesting season: All year Better to cut the stems the after the plant established How to harvest the leaves? Information about leaves: Hairy green gray leaves size 1-3 cm. There are to different growth of leaves winter and summer, the winter leaves smaller and thick Uses of Origanum dictamnus leaves: Herbs, eaten raw, spices, spreads Scientific name:
Alternative names: Dittany of Crete, Cretan dittany, Hop marjoram
Blooming Seasons Edible Parts Culinary uses Eaten raw Herbs Spices Spreads & Sauces Flower colors Climate Desert Climate Mediterranean Climate Subtropics Climate Temperate Climate Harvest Season Autumn Harvest Spring Harvest Summer Harvest Winter harvest Leaf color Ornamental parts Ornamental leaves Ornamental plant Plant growing speed Plant life-form Annual plant Evergreen Perennial plant Shrub Plant Uses Colored leaves Fragrance Ornamental plants Planting Season Autumn Planting Spring Planting Summer planting Winter planting Plants sun exposure Full sun Plants Part shade Plants Watering plants Hardiness zone Hardiness zone 10 Hardiness zone 11 Hardiness zone 7 Hardiness zone 8 Hardiness zone 9