Welcome to the complete guide to growing Marjoram in Perth. In this post, we will look at all the steps needed to grow Marjoram in your backyard or balcony.
Growing herbs at home is one of the most satisfying things to do. The best part is that it’s extremely easy as well. As beneficial as herbs are for all of us, what is many times overlooked is the joy that herb gardening can bring.
Best time to grow Marjoram in Perth
The best time to grow this great herb in Perth, is between Mar-Apr, Sep-Nov.
If you are considering growing it elsewhere, you better check local weather and seasonal conditions.
Will Marjoram grow in a pot?
Yes, it will grow perfectly in a pot in the right position. You can try using one pot per plant, or even get yourself a large pot and plant a few varieties of herbs.
How much sun is best?
Marjoram thrives when it is positioned in a spot that gets Sunny position.
If you find that the leaves start to brown, try moving it in shade, or via versa. Each area can have its own peculiar conditions.
Best soil to grow Marjoram
If you are growing Marjoram in Perth, you’ll find that it prefers a well drained rich soil and will be very happy with it.
You can find potting mix that will do that just fine, or add some to your garden bed before planting.
How often should I water?
Marjoram needs Regular watering. There are self watering pots available if you plan to grow it in a pot, or you can just get in a regular habit of checking the soil each day or two.
When can I harvest Marjoram?
You can harvest Marjoram at its prime, which is around Harvest when needed.
What to propagate
You can plant Marjoram from Seeds, and place each plant around 10-20 centimetres apart.
Frequency in growing Marjoram
Marjoram is a Perennial herb.
Did you know?
Here are two interesting herb facts that you may not be aware of.
Fact 1: Egyptian schools of herbalists have existed since 3000 BC.
Fact 2: You can distinguish between spices and herbs by what section of the plant they come from. Herbs come from the green leafy parts of plants.
These make growing Marjoram in your own Perth yard even more special, in my opinion.
Enjoy growing Marjoram in Perth
I hope you enjoy growing Marjoram in your backyard or balcony.
It really is a wonderful herb to grow here in Western Australia, and you will also enjoy that it saves you money from buying dried versions or fresh (expensive) cuttings from the shops.
I trust you found this guide useful – now get in the garden!