Marjoram is a variety of oregano and is a flowering herb of the mint family. It originates from the Mediterranean, but can now be found and all over the world. It is used to flavour dishes in Mediterranean cooking.

How To Grow

Plant out seedlings when the is no risk of frost. You can start these indoors if needed or purchase from a garden center. Marjoram as a Mediterranean plant grows well in full sound and poor to average soils. It doesn't grow very tall and doesn't do will if competing for light from other plants so select smaller companions. Marjoram with tend to die back when temperatures drop below freezing. But unless your climate is extremely cold over winter it is likely to come back strong once risk of frosts have past.

How/When To Harvesting

Cut leaves as required once plant has established

Planting Schedules for Location: Leesburg, Virginia

Sow Direct

Sow Direct

Sow Indoors / Plant Out

Sow Indoors
Plant Out
  • Sow Depth: 1 cm
  • Spacing Between Rows: 30 cm
  • Spacing Along Row: 23 cm
  • Number plants per Square Foot: 2