Oregano Greek Heirloom Herb Seeds Non-GMO
Greek Oregano Heirloom Herb Seeds
A bushy perennial herb with attractive, deep purple-brown stems and 1 1/2 inch broadly ovate leaves that often have a red flush. Branched clusters of purple-pink flowers appear all summer. Grows to 18 inches tall and wide.
Greek oregano has a stronger taste and a more pungent aroma than regular oregano, so you can use less to flavor your favorite recipes. Greek oregano is also used as a medicinal herb and is grown for its essential oil. True oregano favored in Mediterranean cooking. Greek oregano loves to grow in pots where it can spill over an edge of a pot or low wall. Greek oregano is easy to grow from seed and requires little maintenance. A good container variety that can also be grown indoors.
This plant has been used both for culinary and medicinal purposes for centuries. The fresh leaves were chewed for the relief of a toothache, indigestion, or a lingering cough, Recent scientific research has found that the oil of oregano has significant antibacterial, antioxidant, and antiviral effects, whether used externally or internally.
0.001 g / 400+ Seeds