[2][11], The leaves are strongly flavoured and used for stuffings of meat and poultry, beef, lamb and game. Leaves are 5–7 cm (2.0–2.8 in) by 4–6 cm (1.6–2.4 in), fleshy, undivided (simple), broad, egg/oval-shaped with a tapering tip (ovate). Seed Type : Non-Hybrid, Open Pollinated and Non-GMO, Plant character : Small flowers grow upto 2 feet tall, Leaf character : Oval greyish green leaves, Cuttings : Trim oregano shoots to within one inch of the center for lush growth, Uses : Dried oregano is frequently used in pizza, spaghetti and marinara sauces. You need not to cover the seeds with soil. You should water them during excessively dry periods only. Sow oregano seeds indoors before the last expected frost of your region. Hindi : Sathra / Mirzanjosh. It has been used in medicine and cooking for thousands of years. They are thickly studded with hairs (pubescent), with the lower surface possessing the most numerous glandular hairs, giving a frosted appearance. Oregano will grow better in rich and well-drained soil with a pH ranging between 6 to 7. Can you recommend any fertilizer for optimum growth of oregano? The origin of Coleus amboinicus is unknown, but it may be native to Africa, and possibly India. If you are planting oregano in a container, be sure the pot is about 12 inches in diameter; oregano is a prolific grower. For planting the oregano plant, should I use a wide pot or a deep pot? *For more information on the optimum conditions required for growing seeds in your region, please contact us at, hello@allthatgrows.in or Whatsapp us at, +91 8544865077. Use a window or any other sunny location to germinate the seedling. The productiveness of any seed we sell is subject to your local climatic conditions*, the sowing method you adopt, and your commitment to the planting process. Coleus amboinicus, synonym Plectranthus amboinicus,[1] is a semi-succulent perennial plant in the family Lamiaceae[2] with a pungent oregano-like flavor and odor. [4], The aroma of the leaves can be described as a pungent combination of the aromas of oregano, thyme, and turpentine. Trumpet-like widened; limb 2-lipped, upper lip short, erect, puberulent, lower lip long, concave. Plectranthus amboinicus Lour. [2] It is also grown as an ornamental plant. It adds flavor, and it may have a number of health benefits. The petiole is 2–4.5 cm (0.79–1.77 in). It is believed to contain potent antioxidants and to have anti-bacterial properties. Rachis 10–20 cm (3.9–7.9 in), fleshy and pubescent. [5], CS1 maint: DOI inactive as of October 2020 (, https://www.smgrowers.com/products/plants/plantdisplay.asp?cat_id=14&plant_id=3810&page=9, https://archive.org/details/floramalesiana83stee, https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/51375271, "Technological Evaluation of Emulsions Containing the Volatile Oil from Leaves of Plectranthus Amboinicus Lour", http://eol.org/pages/486424/names/common_names, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Coleus_amboinicus&oldid=985610545, Plants used in traditional African medicine, CS1 maint: DOI inactive as of October 2020, Articles containing Spanish-language text, Taxonbars using multiple manual Wikidata items, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Orégano francés (in Cuba and other Spanish language sources), This page was last edited on 26 October 2020, at 22:22. The app will be able to help you understand growing conditions for all seed varieties offered by us. Filaments are fused below into a tube around the style. It typically grows around 50 cm tall and has purple leaves around 2 to 3 centimeters in length. Kannada : Oma. The plant was later brought to Europe, and then from Spain to the Americas, hence the name Spanish thyme. The seeds (nutlets) are smooth, pale-brown, roundish flattened, c. 0.7 by 0.5 mm (0.028 by 0.020 in). It adds flavor, and it may have a number of health benefits. to be a part of our Mailing List & save 10%, Get 2 FREE seed samples with every purchase, Copyright 2020 © AllThatGrows.