What Is Mexican Oregano – How To Grow Mexican Oregano Plants

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What Is Mexican Oregano – How To Grow Mexican Oregano Plants

By Liz Baessler Mexican oregano is a delicious leafy herb that is frequently used in Mexican cuisine. More flavorful than its European cousin, it can be grown as an annual and easily harvested and stored for year round use. Keep reading to learn more about how to grow Mexican oregano and Mexican oregano uses. Lippia Information What is Mexican oregano? The herb that we call oregano can be split into two main varieties: European (Origanum vulgare) and Mexican (Lippia graveolens). They don’t taste particularly similar, and Mexican oregano has a stronger flavor with a hint of lemon to it. The plant is USDA zones 9 through 11, but it is so fast growing that it can be cultivated in virtually any climate and grown as an annual that dies with the first frost. In a single growing season, it can reach 3 to 4 feet (.9-1.2 m.) in height and

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