(Origanum vulgare ‘Aureum’)
An easy to grow hardy perennial with attractive flowers and delightful golden foliage that is attractive in the garden and kitchen.
Harvest often and give regular applications of Seasol and Powerfeed to keep the plant healthy and producing well.
An easy to use herb that enhances other herbs and is an essential part of Italian and Greek cooking. It has a warm peppery flavour that partners well with meats and most vegetables. Can be added early in the cooking or late for a more subtle flavour. Young leaves taste best.
It is a dry tolerant herb that will suppress weeds and like part sun (full sun in cooler climates) and a well drained soil. Prune back in late summer to keep compact, tidy and growing well.