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Cuban Oregano

$8.50

SKU: 81cubanoregano Categories: , ,

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Description

Spanish Thyme, Indian Borage, Mexican Thyme. This fleshy, aromatic, plant originates from south eastern Africa, but has naturalized throughout the tropics. The leaves have a spicy scent similar to Oregano and it has been used traditionally to flavor meats. The spongy leaves have a downy sheen and are highly aromatic if brushed. Medicinally, the leaves were traditionally used as a tea or or fried in oil for respiratory and bronchial issues. Makes a sweet houseplant in colder climates and is easily propagated from cuttings. Cuban Oregano requires well drained soil and light watering. Tropical perennial. Hardy to Zones 9-11.

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Weight 1.5 lbs
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Growing Tips

full sun to partial shade, well-drained soil

Hardiness Zone

9-11

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