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How to Grow Origanum


Position – Sun or part shade

Soil – Well-drained

Flowering Period –Summer/autumn

Hardiness –  Fully hardy

  Where to plant

Where to plant Origanum


Origanum are best planted in a well-drained soil of loam, chalk or sand within an acidic, alkaline or neutral PH balance They are best positioned in an area of sun or part shade. Origanum are well suited to a wildflower meadow or informal garden style and are happy in borders and beds.

Find out more about soil types and how to determine your soil type by clicking here

  How to plant

How to plant Origanum


You may wish to amend the planting area with compost or grit to improve drainage. Plant Origanum around 20-25cm (8-10in) apart from one another so that they have room to grow. If planting in a container, the pot should be around 30cm (12in) in diameter.

    How to care for

How to care for Origanum


Cut back old, flowered stems in early spring to keep the plants compact and to stop them from becoming leggy. Be careful not to overwater these plants as the roots may rot if you do this. Water when the soil is dry to the touch.

  How to propagate

How to propagate Origanum


It is possible to propagate Origanum by seed or division in autumn or spring.

You can find more information on how to propagate plants by clicking here


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