|Approximate height:||Up to 60 cm|
|Site and soil type:||Light, well-drained soil in a sunny position|
|When to sow:||Spring to early autumn|
|Where to sow:||Inside into trays, seed modules or small pots|
|Packet contents:||Approximately 1000 seeds / 0.14 g|
Pot marjoram, also known as wild marjoram, has clusters of small pink flowers in summer which are much loved by bees and other pollinators.
The aromatic leaves have a good flavour and can be added to Mediterranean dishes either fresh or dried.
The plant can be cut back after flowering for a new flush of leaves.
Pot Marjoram attracts / provides food for the following creatures:
- Butterflies including Gatekeeper butterfly 🦋, Common Blue Butterfly 🦋, Large Blue butterfly 🐛, Marbled White butterfly 🦋
- Moths including Black-veined Moth 🐛, Burnished Brass moth 🐛, Lace Border moth🐛, Mint Moth 🐛
- 🦇 (RHS)
- An "RHS Plants for Pollinators" plant **
All our seed packets include sowing instructions.
Jemima’s Garden seeds are plastic free and reyclable. They’re contained in an inner glassine envelope, (made from pine wood cellulose), and an outer Kraft paper seed packet. Any shipping packaging is also plastic free and recyclable.
Key to symbols:
🐛 A food plant for the caterpillar
🦋 Provides nectar for the adult moth or butterfly
🦇 (RHS) Listed in the RHS Plants for Bats list
** RHS Plants for Pollinators. The RHS Plants for Pollinators mark is only given to plants that support pollinating insects. Find out more at rhs.org.uk/plantsforpollinators
** The Royal Horticultural Society, and its logo, are trade marks of The Royal Horticultural Society (Registered Charity No 222879/SC038262) and used under licence.