Origanum vulgare ssp. hirtum, Origanum, Greek Seeds
Origanum vulgare ssp. hirtum
sorts and variety
only white flowers, Sharp and spicy for italian meals; content of oil 5 - 6 %; carvacrol 70 - 85 %; high leaf-yields, good winter hardiness
herb (Origani herba)
most important active substances
volatile oil 5 - 9 %, with thymol, carvacrol, terpinen u.a.
most important usages
spice, oil increasing; usage of the oil in the animal production
Recommendations for cultivation
Weight per thousand seed grains: 0,13 g
Seed demand for drilling: may 4 kg /ha
Demand for plantation: april 6 plants / m²
Distance between the rows: 50 cm
harvest: when the flowering time starts.