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Origanum vulgare ‘Aureum’

For sale by Chelston Nurseries

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1 litre

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Plant Finder: about Origanum vulgare ‘Aureum’

Common names



Origanum vulgare ‘Aureum’ (Oregano). A woody-based perennial producing a mat of fragrant, gold-yellow leaves when young, becoming pale yellow in mid summer. In early summer, tiny purple flowers sometimes appear.


They will prefer full sun with a moderately fertile, well-drained soil. Make sure you trim the excess growth regularly.

Interest and use

Culinary, border, edging, ground cover, herb garden, colour

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Origanum vulgare ‘Aureum’ | Baltonsborough, Glastonbury, Somerset, BA6 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020
  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Light, Medium, Low salinity
  • Soil pH9.0 to 5.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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