Garden Guide for Zone 8b
Oregano is a perennial herb with purple flowers and spade-shaped, olive-green leaves. It is a member of the mint family and is closely related to marjoram.
- Soil: Well-drained soil
- Water: Moderate
- Light: Full sun
- Sowing Method: Direct sow or transplant
- Growing Days: 90
Planting Instructions: Sow seeds or plant transplants in early spring. Space plants 8 to 10 inches apart in an area with full sun and well-drained soil with a pH of 6.5 to 7.0.
Harvest Instructions: Harvest leaves as needed throughout the growing season. For the best flavor, harvest in the morning after the dew has dried.