- About Oregano
- How To Grow Oregano
- Benefits of Oregano
- Maintenance Tips
- Shipping Info
Oregano is a perennial with rose-purple or white flowers and a taste reminiscent of thyme. Oregano is a hardy plant and makes a good ground cover. Dried leaves of oregano have pungent, slightly bitter taste. Oregano is used in various cuisines worldwide. It represents inevitable ingredient of Greek and Italian dishes. Besides being used as spice, oregano acts beneficially on the human health. It is also used in gardening because it improves growth of surrounding plants.
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Every 3-4 Month
1. Select your planting location. Oregano is a plant that loves sunshine and soil that drains well.
2. Water your oregano moderately. Opposed to many other herbs, oregano doesn't require much water to flourish.
3. Trim your oregano for thicker growth. By trimming or pinching the leaves and ends of your plant, you can encourage the growth of denser leaves.
4. Remove older plants. Sick or thin plants can crowd better ones and steal resources, negatively impacting the potential of the healthier plants.
1. Antibacterial Activity
2. Protecting Against Cancer
3. Detoxify the Body
4. Natural Source of Omega-3 Fatty Acids
- After two or more years growing in your balcony garden, when your oregano becomes more woody, it will no longer be good for harvesting.
- Keep the mulch 4 to 6 inches away from the plant and away from its runners.
- Oregano does not need fertilizer as it can diminish the taste of the herb.
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