Packet of Piccolo Seeds Greek Oregano
Packet of Piccolo Seeds Greek Oregano
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Packet of Piccolo Seeds Greek Oregano

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Beautiful and colourful seed packets, made from sustainable and completely recyclable materials from Piccolo Seeds make fine gifts for any kitchen gardener and a contemporary, green-fingered audience. These selected seeds are packed with sustainable and completely recyclable materials. 

This is just one of the wide collection of fruit, edible flowers, herbs and vegetable seeds available in our bricks and mortar shop or mail order if you give us a call.

Greek Oregano (Origanum vulgare var. hirtum) is a subspecies of common oregano, with a much stronger flavour and fragrance. Graced with beautiful white flowers, Greek Oregano is said to have been invented by the Grecian goddess of love, Aphrodite herself! This myth led to the Greek tradition of crowning newly married couples with wreaths of the herb. The term ‘oregano’ can be translated loosely from Greek as ‘joy of the mountains’, a fitting name for a plant found in the naturally rocky habitat of its homeland. Over the centuries, culinary and medicinal uses of oregano spread from Europe to China via the ‘spice road’, before reaching the New World thanks to the American soldiers who discovered it during the Italian Campaign.