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Origanum onites (Pot Marjoram) Herb Plant


Some Herbs may be too tall for our standard packaging and will be trimmed to fit. This will not be detrimental to the plant but will mean that these herbs will flower later in the year.

The Blister packs used to protect our beautiful herbs during transit are made from 100% recycled plastic and can be recycled kerbside.

Pot Marjoram (Origanum onites) Herb in 9cm Pot

A lovely low-growing plant, Pot marjoram or Origanum onites, is a semi evergreen herb which has a wonderful fragrance. Pot Majoram thrives in dry, well drained soil, as it is native to the Mediterranean, and is hardier in a sheltered position. 

With hairy stems and bright green pointed leaves, Pot Marjoram is an attractive plant for the herb garden, and is a must in any culinary garden. White flowers are produced in the late summer and are very attractive to bees. This attractive plant will grow to 60cm and cover an area of 30cm.  Ideal for the front of a border in your herb garden or herbaceous border, a rock or gravel garden,great as an edging plant and good ground cover,  it's also happy in a container.

Herb Usage

Used in culinary dishes especially Mediterranean style food, Marjoram has a much more delicate flavour than its close relation oregano the leaves of which are more likely to be dried and stored. Pot Marjoram is used extensively in Greek and Italian meat dishes, soups, stuffings, tomato sauces and pasta, the leaves are generally used fresh where they are best used towards the end of the cooking process. Leaves can also be used to flavour oil and vinegar.

But Pot Marjoram Online

Out Pot Marjoram Herb plants are generally available to buy between March and September.








Origanum onites (Pot Marjoram) Herb Plant
Aspect/Site Full sun
Soil Type Free draining soil
Flower Colour White
Height 60cm
Spread 30cm
Latin Name Origanum onites
Hardiness RHS rating H4 - Hardy average winter
Culinary Mediterranean
Scented Foliage
Medicinal/Cosmetic None
Flowering/Harvest/Interest Summer
Special Features Pollinator Friendly
Type of Garden Container/Patio
  • 5
    Arrived well packaged, great size, very healthy

    Posted by Debra Naccarato on 9th Apr 2021

    Will definitely buy fromHGH again!