Origanum vulgare hirtum
Average, well drained.
Hardy perennial. This aromatic, herbaceous perennial is compact and
grows to about 20" tall. Its leaves are hairy, and its flowers small and
Most herb lovers agree that Greek oregano is the most flavorful, but until recently,
it was used mainly as a medicinal. Today it is maily used for cooking. It can
be used in
so many things-- egg dishes, breads, marinated veggies, beef, pork, poultry,
all kinds of vegetables.
Cut sprigs as soon as the plant is 6" tall. This also promotes bushiness.