Peaceful Valley Certified Organic Oregano Seed Description
- Since 1976
- Farm & Garden Supply
- Re-Sealable Packet!
- Grow Organic... For Life
- USDA Organic
Origanum vulgare Tender Perennial
This is a culinary, large-leaved variety with with flowers. Use oregano leaves dried or fresh in chili, tomato sauce, meats, and pizza.
Did You Know? Oregano is high in antioxidants and has demonstrated antimicrobial activity against food borne pathogens.
Soil and Water: Oregano prefers light, well-drained, moderately fertile soil with a neutral pH. Water regularly, but moderately.
Planting and Growing: Start seeds indoors 6-8 weeks before frost or sow seed directly after last frost, when soils have reached at least 60F. Pinch during early growth to establish a bushier habit. Typical germination rate for oregano seed is 50%.
Harvesting and Storage: Harvest leaves as desired. Leaves retain flavor well when dried; dry away from sun to preserve color and flavor. Store in an airtight container.