Oregano is a widely used herb in Greek and Italian cuisine to give flavour to tomato or lamb dishes. Sow all
year round indoors for harvests throughout the year, and as a perennial herb, Oregano will produce harvests year after year. Oregano is also used in traditional medicine for treating colds, indigestion and stomach upsets.
Germination can take up to 21 days. Harvest approx. 14 weeks from sowing.
1. Empty the bag of compost into the planter and dampen the compost with a little water.
2. Open the sachet of plant food, scatter the contents over the compost and mix well.
3. Carefully open the sachet of seed and sow a few seeds evenly over the surface of the compost (remaining seeds can be used at a later date).
4. Lightly press the seeds down into the compost and cover them over.
5. Mist with water again if needed, compost should be damp to touch but not waterlogged.
6. Pots can be covered with a plastic bag to create humidity and placed into a warm area for 1 week to start germination.
7. Continue to water when needed and remove plastic bag once seedlings emerge.
8. Place in a sunny, warm spot and await fresh, tasty herbs to use throughout the summer.
Water regularly - do not let the compost dry up.
If your planter becomes over-crowded thin out and transplat into other planters or direct into the garden for a fresh herb patch.
Harvest regularly to promote further growth.
Do not eat plant food.
EU Fertiliser Multicote 15-7-15.
Always wash hands after handling plant food.