Herb, Sweet Marjoram
- Annual or perennial in zones 6-8
- Plants grow to 12-24 inches
- Soft, green leaves similar to oregano
This variety will grow well in most regions of the United States.
Herb, Sweet Marjoram Description
This variety is native to Asia Minor and the Mediterranean region and is more aromatic when grown in hot climates. It is thought to have been used by the ancient Greeks and Romans as a symbol of happiness.
Learn to Grow it
You can sow seeds indoors or directly into the soil in mild areas starting around mid-spring.
Space your plants or seeds 6-8 inches apart in well fertilized soil. Plant your seeds 1/4-3/4 in. deep.
This is a "cut-and-come-again" plant so you can harvest leaves as they mature. Keep the leaves well watered and cool.
Mulching the soil around this crop can help protect the plant and keep roots cool and moist. In frost-free zones, this crop can be grow throughout the fall and winter.