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Sweet Marjoram / Marjolaine Douce

Sweet Marjoram / Marjolaine Douce

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Sweet Marjoram / Marjolaine Douce

Marjolaine des Jardins

Origanum majorana

Sweet Marjoram is a tender perennial herb with a delicate, sweet flavor reminiscent of oregano with a hint of balsam. Its aromatic leaves and tender stems make it a delightful addition to culinary creations. Sweet Marjoram is native to the Mediterranean region and has been cherished for centuries for its culinary and medicinal properties.

Growing Instructions:

  • Sow seeds indoors 6-8 weeks before the last frost date.
  • Sow seeds 1/4 inch deep in well-draining soil.
  • Maintain soil temperature around 21C/ 70F for optimal germination.
  • Keep soil evenly moist but not waterlogged.
  • Transplant seedlings outdoors after the danger of frost has passed, spacing them 8-12 inches apart.
  • Sweet Marjoram thrives in full sun and well-drained soil.
  • Water regularly, allowing the soil to dry slightly between waterings.
  • Harvest leaves as needed, starting when the plant reaches 6-8 inches in height.
  • Prune regularly to encourage bushy growth and prevent legginess.


  • Culinary: Add fresh or dried leaves to soups, stews, sauces, and meat dishes for a subtle, sweet flavor.
  • Medicinal: Sweet Marjoram is known for its calming properties and can be brewed into a soothing tea to promote relaxation and ease digestion.
  • Aromatic: Dry leaves and flowers for potpourri or use in sachets to add a sweet fragrance to your home.

Approximate Seed Count: 1000+/- seeds.

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