[vulgare] - The pizza herb. Essential ingredient in
Italian, Spanish and Mexican cooking and any tomato dish. Start
indoors in January by sprinkling seed on top of sterile soil.
Cover with plastic until germinated. Cutting back plant before
flowering will encourage bushing out. Harvest for drying when
plants bloom. Mulch in winter. Companion plant for beans and
cabbage. Prefers sunny location and regular watering.
Maturity: 90 days - Habit: Perennial - Preservation: Dry