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Oregano Plant - Greek Oregano

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Origanum vulgare ssp. hirtum

  • This sub-species of common oregano (Origanum vulgare) has a very distinctive hot, spicy flavour and is an important herb in Mediterranean cookery.
  • Good seasoning herb .
  • Flowers are very attractive to bees!

Supplied as a pot-grown plant grown in a 7cm pot.

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The Ancient Greeks called Oregano 'joy of the mountain', and it is still woven into bridal wreaths. Hot and spicy, Greek Oregano is the most flavourful variety of Oregano, and ideal for cooking. Use fresh or dried.

Recommended by the RHS to be an excellent attractant and nectar source for bees and other beneficial insects.

  • Perennnial, suitable for most kinds of soil.
  • Can reach 24" in height, with a spread of 24".
  • Thrives in full sun but also happy in partial shade.
  • The hotter the climate, the more pungent the flavour.
  • The small white flowers are popular with bees.
  • Harvest any time but especially when just ready to flower.

Culinary Uses

  • Important herb in Greek, Italian and Mexican cooking.
  • Often used dried rather than fresh.
  • Can be used in marinades for grilled meats and kebabs.
  • Combines well with tomatoes; a must sprinkled on pizza.
  • Chop finely and add sparingly to salads.

Medicinal Uses

  • Beneficial to the digestive and respiratory systems.
  • Leaves and stems have antiseptic and anti-spasmodic properties.
  • Good for colds and influenza.

Other Uses

  • Used in soaps and perfumery.
  • A dye can be made from the flowering tops.
  • It is said to repel ants.
  • Ideal ground cover, forming slow-spreading clumps.
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This product is subject to group discount if you are buying multiple products from the same pricing group. Other products in this group are...
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Mint Plant - Lemon Mint
Mint Plant - Lime Mint
Mint Plant - Moroccan Mint
Mint Plant - Peppermint
Mint Plant - Pineapple Mint
Mint Plant - Red Mint
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How To Sow & Grow Herbs
Detailed advice on sowing and growing herbs outside and under protection. Includes information on watering and pest control.

Recipes

Courgette Soup Recipe
A quick and simple recipe to help use up some excess courgettes and make a lovely soup that freezes well for the winter.

General Information

Pollinator Friendly Plants
A detailed guide to the seeds and plants sold by Victoriana Nursery Gardens that will attract and provide a food source to bees and other beneficial pollinating insects.

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