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Sweet Marjoram Seeds

(P) Pkt of 100 seeds
Item #01325-PK-P1
$2.95
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Jazz Up Your Tomatoes with Aromatic, Spicy Sweetness!

The secret ingredient in the best spaghetti sauces!

85 days.

Sweet marjoram is a close relative of oregano, but offers a more delicate flavor to cooking. It is best used fresh at the end of preparing a dish so the flavor will be enhanced and not overpowered. Most popular in Italian tomato cooking, sweet marjoram is also tasty in Greek dishes and to flavor oil and vinegar dressings.

This plant (a tender perennial, but grown as an annual for best flavor) reaches about 2 feet tall and 1½ feet wide. The wiry, red-brown stems support downy, gray-green leaves up to 1¼-inch long. Tiny white to pink flowers are produced in clustered spikes from late summer through fall.

Start the seeds indoors. Germination takes about 7 to 14 days, and the seedlings are ready to be transplanted into their final container or the sunny garden when they have at least 2 sets of true leaves. Best in well-drained to dry, neutral to alkaline soil. Pkt is 100 seeds.

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Genus Origanum
Species majorana
Item Form (P) Pkt of 100 seeds
Bloom Start to End Early Summer - Late Summer
Days to Maturity 85
Habit Upright
Seeds Per Pack 100
Plant Height 24 in
Plant Width 18 in
Additional Characteristics Bloom First Year, Cut-and-Come-Again, Easy Care Plants, Edible, Flower, Fragrance, Herbs
Bloom Color Lavender, White
Foliage Color Light Green
Harvest Season Early Summer, Mid Summer
Light Requirements Full Sun
Moisture Requirements Moist,  well-drained
Soil Tolerance Normal,  loamy
Uses Beds, Containers, Cuisine, Foliage Interest, Outdoor

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February 18, 2013

Good prices

This shopper rated the product 4 out of 5 stars

Good prices, good service. Wish the seed packets had more information on them as I often have to go back to the catalog.

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