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Origanum Vulgare 'Aureum' (Golden Wild Marjoram)

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Origanum vulgare 'Aureum' (golden wild marjoram)

Origanum Vulgare 'Aureum' (Golden Wild Marjoram)

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Position: full sun or partial shade
Soil: poor to moderately fertile, well-drained, preferably alkaline soil
Rate of growth: slow to average
Flowering period: June to September
Hardiness: fully hardy
Loose clusters of pale pink flowers appear from mid summer to early autumn among aromatic golden leaves that mature to a deeper green. This golden, wild marjoram makes a pretty edging plant for a sunny herb or gravel garden, where the leaves can be used to make savoury sauces. It thrives on alkaline soil, an important consideration when planting a site recently cleared of builders' rubble.Garden care: Ensure that plants are well watered during the growing season. Cut back established plants by a two-thirds in late summer to prevent them from becoming too straggly.Goes well with: Salvia officinalis 'Icterina', Melissa officinalis, Thymus serphyllum, Petroselium crispum, Ocimum sativum, Mentha spicata



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