Zaatar majoram 'Zaatar'

planting site / location:
planting distance:
40 x 40 cm
soil / fertilisation:
Choose a sheltered location with permeable soil. When bedding out use slow-release fertiliser and extra liquid fertilser when needed.
Water regularly but sparsely.
gardener's tip:
Completely hardy if slightly and constantly protected against winter dampness.
A perennial variety with very aromatic oval, densely finely haired leaves and terminal, roundish to slightly longish cylindric white inflorescences. Very aromatic wild oregano, ideal for the Mediterranean cuisine.


german term: Zaatar majoram
botanical termn: Origanum syriaca
plant height: 60-65 cm
life cycle: perennial
harvest season: perennial
flowering season: August to September
use: Culinary herb for seasoning dishes.
colour palette: green