|Zone:||7 - 9|
|Height:||8 - 12"|
General: Unique two-toned foliage is green with randomly gold tipped foliage, Great flavor similar to oregano. It goes well with beef and poultry. Showy mauve flowers in summer. easy to grow in a well-drained soil and plenty of sunlight. Avoid over-watering.
Culinary Uses: Both the fresh and dried leaves can be used to season foods with its mild, bittersweet taste. It is often included in the popular English dish of roast goose with chestnut stuffing and in German cooking as a part of a spice mixture added to sausage. In most recipes you will see marjoram called for in combination with other herbs and spices such as oregano, basil, and parsley.
Medicinal Uses: Marjoram is often used in body care products such as soaps and lotions and shaving gels. It is sometimes used in aromatherapy treatments because of its apparent ability to soothe one to sleep and reduce stress. It can also be used medicinally to help relieve flatulence, nausea, cramps, and swelling.
Ornamental Uses: This herb has clusters of soft mauve-pink flowers through the summer, over a low mound of green foliage, tipped with bright golden yellow. These plants are good for edging or in mixed containers.
|Uses*:||Culinary, Medicinal, Ornamental|