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Origanum vulgare ssp hirtum (seeds)

The Greek   Oregano

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Origanum vulgare subsp. hirtum: Greek Oregano, wild oregano.

Mediterranean plant - Endemic Greece

Herbaceous plant, evergreen, perennial, woody – multi-branched.

Greek Oregano has white flowers, quite fragrant appearing on the tops of the summer shoots.

Can be grown in a wide variety of soils, but during the winter months it needs well-drained , light soils .

It grows well in full sun.

Excellent soil acidity 6-8.

Origanum vulgare subsp. hirtum does not require special watering and it can withstand in both low and high temperatures .

In Cretan Cuisine it is  used  fresh or dried.

The essential oil produced is used in perfumery and cosmetic industry, but also in compositions in medicine and veterinary
In gardening, Greek Oregano is an essential  plant for  herb  and rock gardens, as well as a pot plant.

The Origanum vulgare subsp. hirtum gives more taste and has more intense flavor than all other types of oregano.

Species ID

Species:
Origanum vulgare
Variety:
Origanum vulgare ssp hirtum

Plant Characteristics

Circle of Life:
Perrenial
Plant Type:
  • Bushwood
Foliage:
Evergreen
Growth Rate:
Moderate

Requirements

Soil Type:
Moderate, Well Drained
Soil Acidity:
6,5-7,5
Light Requirements:
Full Sun- Semi-Shade
Water Requirements:
Moderate
Toughness:
It has dry conditions, strong winds, not sea
Propagation:
Seeds
Usage:
  • Aromatic
  • Bee plant
  • Beverage
  • Cuisine
  • Edible
  • Essential Oil
  • Fit in Pot
  • Herb
  • Ornamental
  • Rock-Garden
  • Spice
  • Therapeutic
  • Traditional Medicine