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Herb - Marjoram, Sweet

Herb - Marjoram, Sweet

Origanum majorana

Delicate, potent flavored leaves are a backbone of the kitchen. Direct seed or transplant after danger of frost. Full sun. Frost sensitive perennial. (0.1 Gram Packet) 

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Average Seed / oz Seed / 100' Row Average Yield / 100' Row Days to Harvest
120000 n/a n/a 55-85
Planting Season Ideal Soil Temp Sun Frost Tolerance
After Last Frost 70-80°F Full Sun Frost Sensitive
Sowing Method Seed Depth Direct Seed Spacing Seeds Per Packet
Transplant or Direct Seed 1/16" 3-4" 500
Mature Spacing Days to Sprout Production Cycle Seed Viability
12" 10-14 Perennial 1 year

Site Selection

Marjoram is an annual that prefers full sun and well-drained soil high in organic matter.


Sow seeds indoors 4-6 weeks before the last frost or direct sow outdoors once the danger of frost has passed. Optimal soil temperature for germination is 70-80°F. Sow seeds 1/16” deep and 3-4” apart. Seeds will germinate in 14-21 days. Space mature plants 12" apart.


Harvest above ground parts, with or without flowers, leaving 3” above the soil line. Leaves can be used fresh or dried to season meats, stews, etc.