Oregano [vulgare] – The pizza herb. Essential ingredient in Italian, Spanish and Mexican cooking and any tomato dish. Start indoors in January by sprinkling seed on top of sterile soil. Cover with plastic until germinated. Cutting back plant before flowering will encourage bushing out. Harvest for drying when plants bloom. Mulch in winter. Companion plant for beans and cabbage. Prefers sunny location and regular watering.
Maturity: 90 days – Habit: Perennial – Preservation: Dry