O. vulgare subsp. hirtum. Also known as Winter Marjoram . A compact Evergreen Oregano with the sweet spiciness of Sweet Marjoram. Bright green leaves make it an attractive edging plant, especially in winter. Height 9". Approximately 2000 seeds/pkg.
Sow seeds 1⁄8 inch deep indoors in early spring. Keep at a temperature of 70 degrees F. Plant outside when seedlings are 3 inches tall, in clumps; do not overwater. Prefers full sun and well drained soil.
Harvest just before the plants are in full flower. Cut stems with flower heads attached and hang upside down in an airy, cool place.