Marjoram Gold Tipped description:
Cream flowers in the summer.
The splashes of yellow on the leaves look especially good in the spring, but if it is planted in full sun the leaves turn more green.
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 brightening up a dull shady spot, or for a herb garden, border or patio and is straightforward provided it is in free draining soil and given a little shade.
Botanical name: Origanum Gold Tipped.
Marjoram Gold Tipped culinary uses:
Use in soups, sauces, and salads.
The best position in the garden:
Prefers semi shade.
Is it useful as a ground cover plant?
Yes, fill a gap in the middle of your border.
What type of soil:
Well drained soil, also tolerates acidic soil and chalky soil.
How much moisture:
Normal moisture or dryish stony soil. Also dry semi shade.
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.
If there are any leaves with brown spots, pick off infected leaves or cut the stems off and pick up any fallen leaves.
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 for sale for your patio, herb bed and borders.