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Oregano 'Creeping'

Origanum vulgare

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'Creeping' is a Oregano variety in the Origanum genus with a scientific name of Origanum vulgare. This variety is a Herb that typically grows as an Perennial, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of three years or more. Creeping is known for its Forb habit and growing to a height of approximately 76.0 cm (2.47 feet).

Creeping Oregano is normally quite a low maintenance plant and is normally very easy to grow - great for beginner gardeners!

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Creeping have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Creeping

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Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to apply water fairly sparingly. Keep in mind when planting that Creeping is thought of as hardy, so this plant will grow or become dormant during the winter. Use USDA Hardiness Zone 4 - 10 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant. Ideally plant in sandy, clay and loamy soil and try to keep the ph of your soil between the range of 6.0 and 8.0 as Creeping likes to be in weakly acidic soil to weakly alkaline soil.

Growing Creeping from seed

Sow at a depth of approx. 0.12 inches (0.32 cm) and aim for a distance of at least 11.7 inches (30.0 cm) between Oregano plants. Soil temperature should be kept higher than 7°C / 45°F to ensure good germination.

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Creeping about 56 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Creeping

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Creeping is a hardy plant.

Harvesting Creeping