Cultural or Geographic History

Sweet marjoram, usually grown as an annual, is one of the most fragrant and popular of all herbs. It has small, oval, gray-green leaves that are velvety to the touch. The ancient Greeks believed that if marjoram grew on the grave, the deceased would enjoy eternal peace and happiness.

Flavor Profile

Marjoram has a subtle lemon flavor with hint of balsalm and is more delicate than oregano.

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