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Origanum heracleoticum 'Greek'

  • Grow Greek Oregano in full sun, moderate water in well-drained soil. Animal resistant.

Due to excellent flavor, the oregano of choice for culinary uses. A vigorous gray-green spreading perennial that benefits from frequent harvesting. Use fresh or dried in Greek, Italian or Mexican dishes. To maintain full flavor, remove white flowers.

Interesting Notes:

Keep this plant trimmed back to keep it under control, because it has the potential to run wild.

Height: 15-20 Inches

Spread: 12 Inches

USDA Zone: 4-9

Color: Green


  • Container
  • Culinary
  • Border or Bed
  • Fragrant
  • Medicinal

Combo Usage:

  • Filler (main structural)

Critter Resistance:

  • Deer Resistant
  • Squirrel Resistant
  • Rabbit Resistant


  • Sun

Fertilizer Levels:

  • Average Feed

Foliage Color:

  • Green

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:

  • Out of control