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Wild Marjoram

Origanum vulgare

Culinary and medicinal herb that is loved by bees and butterflies.

PLANT TYPE Herb

PLANT HABIT Perennial

USES Culinary, Medicinal, Pollinators, Ornamental

DESCRIPTION

Culinary and medicinal herb that is loved by bees and butterflies. The plant native to the UK is the same that grows throughout Europe.
Beloved by pollinators and one of the most popular flowers with honeybees as they treasure the antibacterial properties of the thymol in the nectar.
Traditionally used in Mediterranean cooking and medicine.

RECOMMENDED LOCATION Pot, Kitchen garden, Forest garden, Wildlife garden, Ornamental garden

Aspect Full sun

Height 60cm

Spread 80cm

Hardiness Hardy in UK WInter

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Wild Marjoram