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Origanum vulgare 'Aureum'

Oregano, Golden
  • Golden Oregano is an herb in the One Earth Edibles line.
  • Grow Golden Oregano in full to part sun, moist and well-drained soil. Do not allow to wilt. Animal resistant.

A hardy golden chartreuse plant that will light up the herb garden or add a cascade of color to a container planting. An ornamental herb, that is also edible, but has less flavor than other oreganos.

Interesting Notes:

The golden color will intensify in stronger sun, whereas it will develop a more green hue in lower lighting conditions.

Height: 6-8 Inches

Spread: 12 Inches

USDA Zone: 4-9

Color: Green


  • Border or Bed
  • Great Foliage
  • Container

Combo Usage:

  • Spiller (edges, cascade)
  • Filler (main structural)


  • One Earth Edibles

Critter Resistance:

  • Squirrel Resistant
  • Rabbit Resistant
  • Deer Resistant


  • Sun
  • Partial Sun

Fertilizer Levels:

  • Average Feed

Foliage Color:

  • Chartreuse

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer(Flowering)

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Summer(Foliage)

Soil Moisture Preference:

  • Average-Slightly Moist

Soil pH Requirements:

  • Medium, 5.7-6.2

Vigor Rating:

  • Plays with others