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kr40

LEBANESE OREGANO 'BABILYE'

kr40 (Origanum syriacum)

Variety of oregano discovered in Lebanon. Use as the main ingredient of Za'atar or as an aromatic herb. High in essential oils, especially thymol and tastes slightly sharper than thyme. Not frost hardy, needs protection in winter.

Comment: good for pollinators
Lifespan: perennial
Positive for pollinators: Yes
Temperature requirements: frost-tolerant
Nutrient requirements: low
Recommended crop rotation: 4 years

Sowing calendar

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Indoor sowing
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Outdoor sowing
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Harvest
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Explanations

Bee-friendly: This plant has a good nectar or pollen supply, which is especially good for honey and wild bees, as well as other pollinating insects. There are 500 different kinds of wild bees alone. Some crops are best approached by specialists, others by generalists.

Conservation Breeding: For this variety Sativa practices conservation breeding in Rheinau. To ensure high-quality varieties, they must be maintained. They are regularly replicated and selected by their positive characteristics. In doing so the varieties are continually improved and adapted to growing conditions.