Ripening

Wait until the plant has reached a height of 6 to 8" tall before picking leaves for use. Harvest leaves as desired. Leaves retain flavor well when dried; dry away from sun to preserve color and flavor. Store in an airtight container.

When and How

Cut & Come Again

When: Harvest leaves as desired. Be sure not to over-harvest in your first year, and never pick more than 1/3 of the plant at one time.

How: Cut stem at the base. Use fresh, or dry.

Leaves

When: Harvest leaves as desired. Never pick more than 1/3 of the plant at one time.

How: Cut stem at the base. Use fresh, or dry.

Plants/person:

2.0

Yield/plant:

0.1-0.3lbs

Yield/sq. ft.:

0.1-0.3lbs

Fruit Size:

12.0"-24.0"

Exterior Color:

Green

Interior Color:

Nutrition:

Marjoram is rich in antioxidants, minerals, and vitamins. The plant also has many medicinal properties.