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Origanum vulgare 'Aureum' (Golden Marjoram) Herb Plant

£3.75
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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.

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Golden Marjoram (Origanum vulgare 'Aureum') Herb in 9cm Pot

This herb has a fabulous smell and is a worthy addition to the herb garden. With an upright habit, Origanum vulgare 'Aureum' produces highly aromatic downy, round, bright golden leaves, and can grow to 30cm x 30cms. Golden Marjoram prefers a dapple shaded position out of full sun which can burn the golden leaves. Golden Majoram needs a well-drained soil and can be planted in containers where it will thrive if it is trimmed regularly to encourage new growth and keep a good shape. Small pink flowers are produced in Summer.

Herb Usage

Used in culinary dishes especially Mediterannean style food, Marjorum has a much more delicate flavour than its close relation oregano the leaves of which are more likely to be dried and stored.  Golden 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.

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

Origanum vulgare 'Aureum' (Golden Marjoram) Herb Plant
Aspect/Site Partial shade
Soil Type Free draining soil
Flower Colour Pink
Height 60cm
Spread 30cm
Latin Name Origanum vulgare 'Aureum
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