Family: Mint (Lamiaceae)
Herbaceous perennial hardy to zones 4 to 8. May be grown as an annual, 60 days to harvest.
Native to Greece. A prized Oregano cultivar, which makes an invariably spicy and aromatic herb, a culinary boon for rendering various dishes succulent. Definitive taste for Pizza and very popular in sauces and salad dressings. Greek Oregano graces any border or path, establishing in colonies. Greek Oregano is more intensely flavored than common oregano. Also it's flowers are flowers green/white instead of pink.
Traditional usage: carminative, flavor enhancement. Plant prefers full sun, dryish soils. Space plants 1 to 2 feet apart.
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