Definition of Pot marjoram
1. Noun. Aromatic Eurasian perennial.
Terms within: Marjoram, Oregano
Group relationships: Genus Origanum
Generic synonyms: Origanum
Lexicographical Neighbors of Pot Marjoram
Literary usage of Pot marjoram
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Medical Botany; Or, Illustrations and Descriptions of the Medicinal Plants ...by John Stephenson, James Morss Churchill, Gilbert Thomas Burnett by John Stephenson, James Morss Churchill, Gilbert Thomas Burnett (1834)
"... of various countries, have been described, and of these the sorts usually cultivated are the common marjoram, Origanum vulgare ; the pot marjoram, ..."
2. The Book of the Garden by Charles McIntosh (1855)
"... to a warm dry place, setting the plants in rows 15 inches asunder, and 9 inches apart in the line. The pot marjoram is a sufficiently hardy dwarf ..."
3. A Practical Guide to Garden Plants: Containing Descriptions of the Hardiest by John Weathers (1901)
"The pot marjoram rarely ripens seed in the British Islands. It is therefore usually increased by dividing the tufts in early spring, as growth is beginning, ..."
4. The Saturday Magazine (1841)
"pot marjoram, (Origanum ... esteemed as a seasoning ingredient for the kitchen, where, in common with pot marjoram, it is valued for its aromatic flavour. ..."
5. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1901)
"pot marjoram, a branching, hardy perennial, about 2 feet tall, bearing in midsummer pink or ... Dwarf pot marjoram, a variety that comes true from seed, ..."
6. A Guide to the Orchard and Fruit Garden: Or, An Account of the Most Valuable by George Lindley, John Lindley (1831)
"The pot marjoram is propagated by dividing its roots in March or April. Sweet Marjoram may be sown upon a hot-bed, ..."