Vegetables and herbs

Oregano: maintenance tips

A fine perennial herb whose small, dark-green leaves have a tangy, pungent flavor.

Maintenance tips: OreganoMaintenance tips: Oregano

Common name: Oregano


Prefers sun and tolerates drought.


Water immediately after planting and only during dry spells.


Plant in light, dry, fertile soil rich in organic matter.


No fertilization necessary.


We harvest the leaves as needed throughout the season. Ideally, harvest in the morning to preserve the freshness of the leaves.

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