Marjoram, Zaatar

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A Marjoram that is native the Mediterranean. Its flavor is a little closer to thyme and oregano with slightly larger leaves than Sweet Marjoram. The stems are best when harvest at about 6 to 8 inches tall.

Marjoram: Closely related to and similar in flavor to oregano, Marjoram has more citrus and pine flavors to it that separate it out from its more common cousin. Native to the Mediterranean, its leaves can be used dried or fresh in all sorts of traditional Italian, Greek and Persian cuisines. It shines in soups, stews, salad dressing, and sauces.

Growing Tips: Marjoram tends to love hot, dry weather. As a result, it can thrive in pots that are given plenty of sunshine over the course of the day. In the garden give each plant roughly 8 to 12 inches of space and they can benefit from some mulch to help prevent them from getting weedy as they get established.