(Italian Oregano) Italian Oregano is a wild spice from the Mediterranean. The bright green leaves are flavorful, more flavor is noted right before the plant goes to flower. Oregano is often used on pizza and in pizza sauce, as well as with Italian dishes and dressings. Oregano grows 12-18 inches tall and forms a bushy type habit, small white flowers appear in the summer. Italian Oregano prefers to be grown in full sun to part shade locations, and prefers moist well drained locations. Enjoy the flavorful and aromatic leaves of Italian Oregano, hardy in zones 5-10.
Common Name: Oregano
Plant Type: Edible
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9What is my zone?
Max Height: 12 – 18 Inches
Max Spread: 12 – 18 Inches
Exposure: Full Sun (+6 hrs.)
Nature Attractions: Bee-Friendly
Soil Moisture Needs: Dry, Moderate
Edible Type: Herbs