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Origanum vulgare 'Hot 'n spicy' (Oregano 'Hot 'n Spicy') Herb Plant

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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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Oregano 'Hot 'n Spicy' (Origanum vulgare 'Hot 'n spicy')  Herb in 9cm Pot 

Oregano is an extremely aromatic green herb, native to the Mediterannean and Southern Europe, Oregano is closely related to marjoram.Oregano 'Hot 'n Spicy' prefers a sunny site and does not particularly enjoy prolonged wet winters, but its hardy nature means it can remain evergreen through the winter months. Growing 45-60cm tall and preferring light well-drained soil, this variety has bright green oval leaves which grow profusely on short purple/brown stems, and a very pretty show of purple-pink flowers appears in the summer. 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

Oregano 'Hot 'n Spicy' or Origanum vulgare 'Hot 'n Spicy' is an extremely aromatic herb, with a very hot spicy flavour. You have been warned! Generally Oregano has a pungent flavour featuring heavily in Mediterranean and Mexican food, it has a great affinity for a variety of foods, especially strong flavours like wine, olives and tomatoes, vegetables, stuffing and egg dishes. It is also characteristic of many Greek dishes (particularly lamb). Oregano's flavour is enhanced with drying and is often sprinkled liberally on pizzas.

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Our potted Oregano herb plants are generally available to buy online all year round.







Origanum vulgare 'Hot 'n spicy' (Oregano 'Hot 'n Spicy') Herb Plant
Aspect/Site Full sun
Soil Type Light Well Drained soil
Flower Colour Mauve
Height 45cm
Spread 60cm
Latin Name Origanum vulgare 'Hot 'n spicy'
Hardiness RHS rating H6 - Hardy - very cold winter
Culinary Mediterranean
Scented Foliage
Medicinal/Cosmetic None
Flowering/Harvest/Interest Summer
Special Features Pollinator Friendly
Type of Garden Container/Patio
  • 5
    Great product

    Posted by Jennifer Lang on 22nd May 2019

    Looking forward to trying this in my cooking. Interested in finding out if the heat is noticeable.