Scientific name: Origanum vulgare.
Common name: Oregano, oregano, or oregano
General description: It is a perennial and aromatic herb, widely used in Mediterranean cuisine and also to make some ancient medicines.
The leaves are used fresh or dried for the flavor and aroma they give to dishes. Its flowers help attract beneficial insects and can be used in various combinations.
Nutritional facts: Rich in antioxidants besides being a good source of fiber and vitamins A, K, iron, and calcium.
Climate: Mild to moderately warm. With ideal growing temperatures between 21 and 25°C and good sun exposure.
Soil: Rich in organic matter and well drained. pH should be between 6.0 and 7.0.
Watering: The soil should always be slightly moist. A drip irrigation system is indicated for the crop.
Associations: Can be intercropped with all vegetables.
Sowing time: From January to November.
Harvest time: From January to December.