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Oregano, Greek (Heracleoticum) Herb Seed

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Product Overview

Todd's Seeds proudly offers the Oregano, Greek (Heracleoticum) Herb Seed, a variety of oregano celebrated for its intense flavor and aromatic qualities. Greek Oregano, known botanically as Origanum vulgare subsp. hirtum, is often regarded as the true oregano used in classic Greek and Mediterranean cuisines. This herb is characterized by its small, hairy leaves and white to pink flowers, making it not only a culinary delight but also an ornamental feature in any garden. Greek Oregano is more robust and flavorful than other varieties, with a strong, zesty flavor that is essential in dishes like Greek salads, grilled meats, and tomato-based recipes.

**Planting Instructions**

- **Sowing Time:** Ideal for planting in early spring or indoors in containers.
- **Soil Requirements:** Prefers well-drained soil with a pH of 6.0-8.0.
- **Planting Depth:** Sow seeds just beneath the surface, about 1/8 inch deep.
- **Spacing:** Space plants about 10-12 inches apart.
- **Germination:** Typically occurs within 7-14 days at temperatures of 65-70°F.

**Growth and Care**

- **Watering:** Requires moderate watering, with well-drained soil.
- **Sunlight:** Thrives in full sun.
- **Fertilizing:** Minimal fertilization is required.
- **Harvesting:** Harvest leaves as needed, preferably before the plant flowers for optimal flavor.

**Health Benefits**

- **Digestive Aid:** Commonly used to aid digestion and soothe stomach discomfort.
- **Antioxidant Properties:** High in antioxidants that support overall health.
- **Antimicrobial Effects:** Known for its antibacterial and antiviral properties.
- **Respiratory Support:** Used in traditional medicine to treat coughs and respiratory issues.

**Culinary Uses**

- **Traditional Greek Dishes:** Essential in Greek salads, marinades, and grilled meats.
- **Herbal Infusions:** Can be used to make a flavorful and aromatic tea.
- **Seasoning Blends:** Adds depth to Mediterranean spice blends and rubs.
- **Culinary Oils:** Ideal for infusing olive oils for cooking and dressings.

**Simple Recipe: Greek Oregano Marinade**

A versatile marinade ideal for meats, fish, or vegetables.


- Fresh Greek Oregano leaves, finely chopped
- Olive oil
- Lemon juice
- Garlic, minced
- Salt and pepper to taste


1. In a bowl, combine chopped Greek Oregano with olive oil, lemon juice, and minced garlic.
2. Season with salt and pepper.
3. Use the marinade for chicken, fish, or vegetables before grilling or roasting.
4. Refrigerate any unused marinade and use within a few days.

The Oregano, Greek (Heracleoticum) Herb Seed from Todd's Seeds is an excellent choice for gardeners and cooks who appreciate a herb with a strong, distinctive flavor. Its robust nature and culinary versatility make it a valuable addition to any herb garden and kitchen.


1 Packet: 5g

1 Gram ~ 600-650 seeds

1 Pound ~ 165,000 seeds


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