Marjoram Growing Guide

Marjoram

Crop Rotation Group

Miscellaneous 

Soil

Well-drained but moist soil preferred.

Position

Sun preferred.

Frost tolerant

Some types are partially frost tolerant but most are not.

Feeding

Not required.

Companions

Oregano, Thyme and Pepper.

Spacing

Single Plants: 20cm (7") each way (minimum)
Rows: 15cm (5") with 25cm (9") row gap (minimum)

Sow and Plant

Usually sow direct into soil in mid spring or raise in pots to plant out.
Our Garden Planner can produce a personalised calendar of when to sow, plant and harvest for your area.

Notes

Pick leaves as required from mid summer.

Harvesting

Harvest as required, a few leaves at a time. Can be dried by hanging a bunch in a dry place although some flavour is lost when dried.

Planting and Harvesting Calendar

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Pests which Affect Marjoram