Marjoram Acorn Bank description:
Cream flowers in the summer over gold foliage which is great for brightening up a shady spot.
A pollinator friendly plant including bees.
This is a butterfly friendly plant.
Good for wildlife in general.
How easy is it to grow:
This is good for a herb garden, border or patio and is unproblematic provided it is planted in some shade and in well drained soil.
We have plenty more herb plants for sale – many of which are easy to grow.
Botanical name: Origanum vulgare Acorn Bank.
Marjoram Acorn Bank culinary uses:
Use in soups, sauces, salads and with vegetables.
The best position in the garden:
Prefers semi shade. Does get scorched in full sun.
Is it useful as a ground cover plant?
Yes, it will fill a little place at the front of a border.
What type of soil:
Well drained soil, also tolerates acidic soil and chalky soil.
How much moisture:
Normal moisture or dryish stony soil.
Hardiness and, or, lifespan:
Care and maintenance:
When newly planted always keep it watered until the roots have grown down and it is able to find its own moisture.
Leaves can get speckled from Leafhopper damage.
Size of plant:
Height 50 cm.
Spread 50 cm.
Planting density – to calculate how many plants are required in a planting scheme:
Allow 4 plants per square metre.
Herb plants by post, also alpines, wildflowers and perennials.