|HERBS "O - P"
|2018 Quail Hollow Farm
5285 Highland Ridge Rd.
Berkeley Springs, WV 25411
SUN - SOME SHADE
(hardy in zones 11+)
Not a true oregano, with fleshy small almost round
leaves with small shallow rounded teeth on edges.
Scent reminiscent of oregano, but it is not often used
in cooking. An attractive houseplant that releases a
pleasant odor when brushed against.
SUN – PART SHADE
Height: 4 to 7 feet. Width: 4 to 5 feet.
Writing material of ancient times and the plant from which it
comes, (sedge family), also called paper plant. This
grasslike aquatic plant has woody, bluntly triangular stems
and grows to about 15 ft high in quietly flowing water up to
3 ft deep. The ancient Egyptians used the stem of
the plant to make sails, cloth, mats, cords, and principally
BIENNIAL ZONES 6-9
Parsley cannot be surpassed for its versatility in the kitchen. It underlines the flavor of foods without being
dominant, and compliments almost every dish. Fresh green appearance and fragrant aroma delight the eye
and stimulate the appetite
BIENNIAL- ZONES 6-9
The most popular type for
garnishing, with finely cut,
tightly curled leaves.
BIENNIAL- ZONES 6-9
Favorite type because flavor
is extra rich. Adds true
European character to soups
TENDER PERENNIAL-ZONES 11+
Height: 6-24 inches, Width: 3-18 inches
One of the definitive perfumes of the Orient and
of India in particular. Widely used in perfumes
and soaps, and even to perfume India ink. Leaves
are excellent in potpourris and sachets. Easy to
Strong minty odor. Used in earlier times to flavor puddings and
sauces. Tea is still used today to ease headache. Has insect
WARNING: In large enough doses, the essential oil of
pennyroyal may act as an emmenagogue (menstrual flow
stimulant) and induce abortion.
Punica granatum 'Nana'
Perennial (hardy in zones 7-10)
Moderate grower to 3 ft. tall
Showy orange-red fuchsia-like flowers;
Considered an excellent remedy for
tapeworms since the time of
the Greeks. A red dye is produced from fruit
skins and flowers.
Needs occasional pruning.
The pizza herb. Indispensible in Italian, Spanish and Mexican
cookery. Hot, spicy flavor complements almost all tomato
dishes. Desirable in beef or lamb stew, gravies, soups, salads or
The variety with the truest flavor is GREEK OREGANO, and it
is also the hardiest and easiest to grow. It is hardy to all USDA
zones from 5 and up.
In addition, there are many ornamental varieties that may not be
as tasty as true Greek oregano, but make up for it with interest