Learn how to grow marjoram from start to finish. This includes when to plant, soil type requirements, sunlight needs and more!

Soil

What soil is good for Marjoram?

Moisture retentive soil with plenty of compost mixed in.

Position

How much sun does Marjoram need?

 Full sun, will tolerate part sun. 

Frost Tolerant

Is Marjoram frost tolerant?

No. Marjoram is a perennial herb, although needs protection from frost to survive the winter.  

Spacing

How much space does Marjoram need?

Roughly 20cm apart 

Planting

When should I plant Marjoram?

Best planted out in spring, although can be grown all year round if protected from frost. 

Feeding

What do I feed Marjoram?

Not a heavy feeder, use a light application organic fertiliser throughout the year as required. 

Harvesting

When can I harvest Marjoram?

Harvest as required from the top down, by cutting off up to ⅓ of the length of each stem. 

Pests

What pests does Marjoram get?

Aphids, Thrips, Spider Mites, Slugs, Snails

Diseases

What diseases does Marjoram get?

Rust

Notes

Is there anything else I need to know about Marjoram?

Marjoram is easy to grow and is generally pest and disease free. 

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