Carol 07/06/2018 at 3:27 pm That looks like dill to me. You know - punk rock music, tagging, cussing, no-one-can-tell-me-nothing type of phase. Oregano leaves are ovular with a pointy end. Also, I have cut them back to the base and they come back every time. Oregano and Basil Aspect. Its stem is also hairy. 1. I grew the oregano from seed, and the first year they smelled strongly like oregano. It is a perennial, although it is grown as an annual in colder climates, as it often does not survive the winter. Sandy loam is best suited for oregano. They grow to up to 2 inches (5.1 cm) long. I don't think the oregano has reseeded, I believe they're the original plants. Allow the soil to dry out fully between waterings. Most oregano varieties need full sun, however, the golden oregano variety does best in partial shade; its leaves tend to scorch in full sun. Description and biology. I have oregano that grows into bushes over five feet here in the tropics. How to Grow Oregano. Soil . Reply. Oregano is an herb commonly used in Italian dishes. If your soil is moist with lots of organic matter, oregano will not perform as well as it does in lighter, dryer soil that is typically well-drained. Let’s dive into the differences starting on how they look like. The most common oregano variety (called origanum Vulgare) has leaves with tiny “hair” on their border. I know what mint looks like very well, and I know that this is not a mint plant I'm mistaking for oregano. Rebecca Terry 07/06/2018 at 3:19 pm My neighbor got this at a farmers market, but I’ve never seen it before. This looks like oregano to me, too. Find oregano plant stock images in HD and millions of other royalty-free stock photos, illustrations and vectors in the Shutterstock collection. It is a hearty plant that provides lovely ground cover in addition to its uses in the kitchen. I’ve been able to - with at least 2 people. Way way way way way way back in the day, when I was in 8th grade, I was kind of in the thick of my rebellion. The plant as a whole grows up to 24 inches (around 60 cm) tall, source. Oregano is related to the herb marjoram, sometimes being referred to as wild marjoram.Oregano has purple flowers and spade-shaped, olive-green leaves. Thousands of new, high-quality pictures added every day. And they don't necessarily smell exactly like mint, but have a mint-like smell and they don't seem to smell like oregano. Reply.