"This herb doesn't get enough credit. It has a versatile sweet but not overpowering savory flavor that lends itself to so many cuisines. Try it in everything from mexican dishes to pasta/italian food to savory stews. Move over oregano!"
This compact form of sweet marjoram has small oval dark green leaves and pink-violet flowers. Marjoram has traditionally been associated with marriage and makes a great sachet ingredient for a hope chest. Collect leaves for adding to soups, poultry dishes, beef, veal and vegetable dishes. Holds its flavor well when dried. Produces a warming and calming effect on the nerves and muscles, an excellent herb for the bath.
Height: 6 Inches
Spread: 12 Inches
USDA Zone: 7-9