Oregano
Origanum vulgare
 

Care advice

Watering guidelines During summer the soil should be kept moist, while during winter it just should not dry up completely.
Fertilizer suggestions Use Herb fertilizer (e.g. N3-P3-K4).
Mist requirements Does not need misting
Light preferences Prefers full sun
Temperature preference Prefers tepid summer (average around 15 °C) and frosty cold winter (average around 0 °C) climates.
pH range 7.6 - 9.0
Acidity preference is very sensitive to acidic conditions
Toxicity not poisonous

Origin

Climate humid temperate

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Names

Other common names European Oregano, Wild Marjoram, Wintersweet
Family Lamiaceae
Other scientific names Origanum creticum

Characteristics

Growth form herb
Hardiness USDA 5 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of -29°C)
Flowering true
Flower color
  • lilac
  • mauve
  • white
Blooming months
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    1Jan
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    2Feb
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    3Mar
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    4Apr
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    5May
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    6Jun
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    7Jul
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    8Aug
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    9Sep
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    10Oct
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    11Nov
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    12Dec
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    7
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    8
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    9
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Leaf color
  • green