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Greek Oregano Seeds - Microgreens or Garden Herb bin133

  • Greek Oregano seeds for the garden, or microgreens. Please note: at 8 million seeds per pound, tiny seeds will look like dust in the packet. 
Enjoy oregano aroma and flavor on pizza, in egg dishes, and in tomato sauces. Native to the Mediterranean region, this plant prefers climates with lower humidity, so keep the foliage and roots away from too much moisture. Give it good air circulation. For that reason, it is perfectly suited for a container. In the ground it makes a ground-cover-like mat. Harvest anytime, but especially as the stems begin to get tall and are getting ready to flower -- that is when the leaves are the most flavorful. Cut it back several times during the growing season to harvest the leaves from the stems.
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  • Seed depth: Surface sow or cover with very fine grit
  • Planting time: Spring, fall
  • Features: Strongly aromatic and flavorful, dark green leaves, small white flowers
  • Light: Full sun to part shade
  • Soil: Moist, but well drained, pH 6.5 to 7
  • Plant spacing: 12 to 18 inches
  • Plant size: 8 inches tall; 24 inches tall when in bloom
  • Garden use: Herb garden, containers
  • Culinary use: Major ingredient in Greek, Italian, and Spanish cuisine