Origanum vulgare hirtum
Greek oregano is tastier than common oregano and much more restrained in growth. It has a delightful spicy flavor that compliments meats, egg dishes and salad dressings. Forms a low growing 18-inch mound with small white summer flowers. Perennial. Packet is ⅛ gram, about 1,000 seeds.
How to Plant Oregano Seeds
Sow seed in cell packs or flats, press into soil and barely cover. Needs light to germinate. Kept at 60-65° F., germination is in about 14 days. Transplant into the garden 12-18 inches apart.