Syrian Oregano Plants: Learn How To Grow Syrian Oregano Herbs

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Syrian Oregano Plants: Learn How To Grow Syrian Oregano Herbs

By Mary Ellen Ellis Growing Syrian oregano (Origanum syriacum) will add height and visual appeal to your garden, but will also give you a new and tasty herb to try. With a similar flavor to the more common Greek oregano, this variety of the herb is much bigger and more intense in taste. What is Syrian Oregano? Syrian oregano is a perennial herb, but not a hardy one. It grows well in zones 9 and 10 and won’t tolerate winter temperatures that are too cold. In colder climates, you can grow it as an annual. Other names for this herb include Lebanese oregano and Bible hyssop. What is most distinctive about Syrian oregano plants in the garden is that they are giants. They can grow up to four feet (1 meter) tall when in bloom. Syrian oregano uses include any recipe in which you would use Greek oregano. It can

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