The main types of marjoram are pot marjoram, sweet marjoram, wild majoram (oregano) and gold marjoram. Marjoram is generally not sold by variety the most commonly sold types are pot marjoram and sweet marjoram.  It has woody stems and  small, oval leaves with white or pink flowers. They have a stronger flavour than oregano which is slightly bitter and sharp.

Selection and Storage

Choose fresh looking bunches. Avoid blackened or yellowing leaves. Store in the crisper section of the refrigerator.


All year round


Good with tomatoes, white cheeses, eggs, fish and lemons.


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