Oregano – Mexican
Poliomintha longiflora

Zone: 8-11
Height: 24-36"
Description: General: Although this is no truly oregano, it is native to Mexico. The aromatic leaves have a sweetness in taste. Can grow in gardens or containers.

Culinary Uses: The leaves can be used fresh or dry. It dried keep them in an airtight container. Dry leaves are ideal for tea. Whole branches are often placed over charcoal to give flavor to grilled foods.

Ornamental Uses: Throughout the season it occasionally produces tiny flowers. Does well when pruned.

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