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Oregano 'Hot & Spicy'

Hot & Spicy Oregano/Origanum (Tender Perennial)

Very aromatic oregano with a bold, strong flavor. Great in Mexican, Greek or Italian cuisine. Heat factor is often compared to a mild chili pepper. Can be used fresh or dry, dried being much less bitter. This well rounded herb has many trailing stems and light pink blooms in summer. 

Attracts Wildlife
Attracts Butterflies
Exposure
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Green
Soil Moisture
Well-Drained
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Bloom Time
Summer
Additional Information about Oregano 'Hot & Spicy'

It is an excellent source of vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin K, B-complex, potassium, calcium, iron, and magnesium.

Growing & Maintenance Tips for Oregano 'Hot & Spicy'

Harvest often to maintain regeneration and a bushy habit foliage. Adding organic matter to the soil will provide good drainage and beneficial nutrients. Soil must be well-drained.