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Oregano

Oregano (also known as wild marjoram) is a mint herb, filled with calcium and iron. The flower is purple, with a lot of spikes. It is used in traditional medicine an as flavoring for culinary purposes.

Origin:

Asia & Europe

Planting Instructions/Basic Care Information:

Spring: SEEDS: sow seeds outdoors after last frost.

Fall: Perennial Plant (produces for multiple years).

Preferred Growing Climate: Mild Mediterranean

Planting Depth: 1/2”

Plant Spacing: 5”

Days to Germinate: 8-14 days

Days to Harvest: When the stem is 4 inches tall

In Season:

Summer

Pairs Well With:

Italian cuisine, fish, pork, salad, cheese

Nutrition Facts:

Amount per 100 grams

Calories: 265

% Daily Value*

Total fat: 4.3 g    6%

Saturated fat: 1.6 g    8%

Polyunsaturated fat: 1.4 g

Monounsaturated fat: 0.7 g

Cholesterol: 0 mg    0%

Sodium: 25 mg    1%

Potassium: 1260 mg    36%

Total Carbohydrate: 69 g    23%

Dietary fiber: 43 g    172%

Sugar: 4.1 g

Protein: 9 g    18%

Vitamin A: 34%    Vitamin C: 3%

Calcium: 159%    Iron: 204%

Vitamin D: 0%    Vitamin B-6: 50%

Vitamin B-12: 0%    Magnesium: 67%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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