Majorana "Sweet Marjoram" is a popular Marjoram variety that is often used as a replacement to Oregano as they are closely related with similar aromatic characteristics, including the sweet pine and citrus tones. Majorana "Sweet Marjoram" is an improved and easy to grow variety of Marjoram. Majorana "Sweet Marjoram" is a popular perennial herb variety, grown for its beautifully fragrant leaves that are commonly used in a wide-range of culinary delights, similar to Oregano. The variety Majorana "Sweet Marjoram" has been selected for its superior aromatic characteristics, most specifically its strong traditional flavour and fragrance, unlike many of the newer varieties or Oregano which are purely grown for their aesthetic appeal.
One of the reasons for the popularity of the variety Majorana "Sweet Marjoram" is more compact growth habit of this variety, meaning the plant can be better maintained and is also generally pest and disease resistant. Indeed, Majorana "Sweet Marjoram" is often used as a companion plant to repel many insect pests. Since Majorana "Sweet Marjoram" is an evergreen perennial, provided it is sheltered from frosts, it is generally one of the hardier herbs which will continue provide beautiful Marjoram leaves for your cooking delights, throughout much of the year.
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