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Origanum genus (Marjoram). These are deciduous sub-shrubs and perennials, sometimes with overwintering leaf rosettes. Most of the species have arching, prostrate stems.
Perennials, Deciduous or Evergreens, Shrubs or Herbaceous
Mediterranean & S.W.Asia
Grown as culinary herbs, others for their clusters of tubular, usually pink flowers. Suitable for coastal conditions.
They are fully to frost hardy and will prefer full sun with a moderately fertile, well-drained, alkaline soil. Make sure you trim the excess growth regularly.
Propagate by division in spring, by cuttings of non-flowering shoots in early summer or by seed in autumn or spring.
Aphids, red spider mites under glass.
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