Origanum marjorana

How to plant Sweet Marjoram seeds

Sweet marjoram plant growing in container HR00073


Sweet marjoram can be used fresh or dried, adds spicy flavor to soups, vegetables, salads and meats. The 1-2 ft. tall plants have tiny, gray-green leaves and spikes of white flowers in summer. Sweet marjoram is an excellent container plant. A perennial grown as an annual. Packet is ¼ gram, about 1,000 seeds.

¼ gram - $1.99

How to Plant Sweet Marjoram Seeds

Sow sweet marjoram seed in cell packs or flats, press into soil but do not cover. Needs light to germinate. Kept at 65-70°F., germination is in 7-14 days. Transplant sweet marjoram seedlings into the garden 8-12 in. apart, in rows 18 in. apart. Seed can be directly sown into the garden after all danger of frost.