Cuban Oregano Seedlings
Cuban Oregano seedlings are versatile. They make for a beautiful garden plant, a fragrant attraction for pollinators, a perennial succulent houseplant, and a delicious cooking herb.
- It has many traditional medicinal properties and uses.
- This herb is used in the West Indies in jerk seasoning. In Quebec, try placing this plant in a pot outside in the summer, and inside at a sunny window in the winter.
- Cuban Oregano displays some of the characteristics common within the Lamiaceae family with thick, fuzzy leaves of a grayish-green color and can produce trumpet-shaped pink, white, or lavender colored flowers.
- This plant can grow to 18 inches tall. Plant in a container with drainage, in soil, blended with organic compost and peat moss.
- Make sure that the soil remains damp, but not soaking.
- Cuban Oregano will thrive in full or part sun, with a little afternoon shade to prevent burning leaf tips.
- It is a low-maintenance, drought-resistant plant.
Harvesting Cuban Oregano
- This plant will produce purple flowers during the summer.
- When harvesting herbs, pinch the tips to allow the plant to bush out.
- Never harvest more than a third of the plant at a time.
- Can be used either dried or fresh, whole or crushed.
- Place a stem cutting in water to propagate.
Planting Cuban Oregano Seedlings
- By far the easiest and most reliable way to grow Cuban Oregano or any number of plants for that matter, seedlings can be bought by clicking the “Buy Now” icon on this product page.
- Two major benefits of this method, as well as using cuttings or division is that you don’t have the uncertainty of germination and you can confirm that you are actually getting Cuban Oregano and not some other random plant.
- Get our healthy-looking seedlings and then simply plant individually in large pots or 18 inches apart in a bed.