Sweet Marjoram

Origanum majorana

Commonly used in the cuisines of Greece and Italy, sweet marjoram is used similarly to oregano, but its flavour is delicate and milder than oregano, almost floral in taste. It can be used as a pizza herb, in tomato-based dishes, stews, soups, salads, and with grilled meats.

Water: Moderate

Hardiness: Frost Hardy, but tender when temperatures drop into the teens. Cut back in Winter.

Habit: 24" tall herbaceous perennial that is cut back in Winter

Light: Full Sun

Soil: Any well-draining soil

Origin: Cyprus, Turkey, the Mediterranean and Western Asia

Sweet Marjoram