Hairy Pot Oregano Compact

Oregano Compact



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A compact variety of Oregano that forms a low cushion bearing clusters of pink flowers in summer, this bushy perennial is a favourite in Italian cuisine. The pungent leaves, fresh or dry, are used in pizza toppings, sauces, stews and pasta.  

Grown in peat free compost in a biodegradable pot made from waste coir and natural latex. Remove plant from pot or cut/tear away some of the coir if the plant is well rooted and hard to remove.

  • Flowers: July- September
  • Moist, well-drained soil
  • South, West or East aspect
  • Full sun
  • Sheltered
  • Pop the discarded coir pot in the green bin, leave out for birds to use for nesting, use as mulch or add to compost heap
  • The herb will die back in the autumn but will reappear with new growth in spring
  • Coir pots are supplied by one specific village producer in Sri Lanka. They have built a school, old people's home and extension to the local medical centre over the years from the proceeds of coir pot production