Leaves add strong, spicy flavour to cooking, with a similar but milder flavour to that of oregano. A popular flavouring in German sausages, meatloaf, stuffing and potato soup but also adds a nice addition to cooked vegetables, salads and vinaigrettes. Not only is it flavourful, but packed with nutrition! A good source of vitamin K and manganese. Tops are used as a natural dye to colour wool in shades of yellow, orange, brown and grey. Plant in full sun in rich, well drained soil. Once established, sweet marjoram is sensitive to overwatering, subject to root rot. Prune often to promote bushier growth. Height 24-36 inches.