Marjoram Golden Tip, also known as Origanum vulgare, is a tender perennial native to the Mediterranean. This variety has a mat-forming habit of 8-12" tall, with gold-tipped green foliage. Leaves offer a mild flavor similar to Oregano with many culinary and medicinal applications. This Marjoram is also well-suited for ornamental use in the landscape. Mauve flowers bloom from July through September, attracting butterflies and bees. Perennial in zone 7-9, Marjoram flourishes in full sun with minimal water, bringing texture and fragrance to mixed containers, borders, and herb gardens.
Marjoram Golden Tip Selling Tips
Sell Marjoram Golden Tip to customers looking for a low-maintenance addition to a mixed container or landscape border or for marjoram to add to an herb garden. This plant offers many benefits, including attractive variegated foliage, mauve flowers in summertime, drought tolerance, and medicinal and culinary applications. Marjoram has a mild flavor similar to Oregano and anti-inflammatory, antifungal, antibacterial, and antioxidant properties. It pairs well with Oregano, Basil, and Parsley in the herb garden and for seasoning meats, soups, and sauces. Marjoram is known to aid digestion and may have several other medical benefits. Customers love the low-maintenance care of this versatile herb.
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1. Space plants 12" apart in well-drained soil in full sun. The plant can tolerate partial shade but offers its best flavor when grown in full sun.
2. Water occasionally or more often in extreme heat and drought.
3. North of zone 7, grow this herb as an annual or overwinter a clump in a container indoors. In zone 7-9, mulch plant for protection overwinter outdoors or keep a container inside on a sunny window sill over the winter. In zone 9-11, overwinter Marjoram outdoors.
General Growing Tips For Your Rooted Cutting Liner
For best results with Marjoram Golden Tip, plant one rooted liner per 4-inch container. Use a well-drained soil with a pH of 6.7-7.0, temperatures of 60-70, and low feed (50-75 ppm N). This plant doesn't require pinching or PGRs. Watch for root rot in overly wet conditions. You may see aphids.
Mauve flowers bloom from July to September.
This plant doesn't require pinching.
Space containers for adequate airflow and sunlight penetration around the base of each plant.
We don't recommend using PGRs on herbs.
You may see aphids.
This plant isn't prone to disease but root rot can develop in overly wet conditions. Water at the base of each plant in the morning and allow the soil to dry out between waterings. Provide good airflow in your greenhouse. We recommend using horizontal airflow fans.
Planting Marjoram Golden Tip Liners
Plant one rooted liner per 4-inch container. Use a well-drained soil and completely bury the ellepot in the middle of the container.
Rooted Cuttings Cuttings vary in size between different plant families. These rooted starter plants will arrive ready to be transplanted in to your final container. If they are to be used in a landscape application, you will need to establish them in a 4 inch pot or an 1801 before planting outside.
Herb Marjoram Golden Tip Quick Reference Guide
|4 Inch crop time||2-4 Weeks|
|Perennial Zone||Zones 7-11|