Although growing oregano from seed is easy, but some people prefer to grow it from cuttings. Why? That is the best way to propagate oregano. This plant is one of the most famous herbs and people around the world use it as kitchen ingredients or herbal medicine. Since it has a lot of benefits, people want to grow it in their own garden.
Since you are not going to grow it from seeds, here are handy tips how to grow oregano from cuttings.
1. Prepare a clean pair of garden trimmers to cut about three to four-inch sections of new growth from the ends of stems of a healthy oregano plant. You can get it from your friends or relatives, maybe come to nursery store.
2. Prepare a container about 6-inch deep built in with drainage hole in the base, fill up with the soil (a mix of dampened peat moss, perlite and sand).
3. Before placing the branch into the container, remove the lower leaves first and make sure there is no leftover.
4. Give water into the container gently.
5. Create a humid environment around the cuttings by covering the container with a transparent plastic bag. It will keep the moisture in the soil too.
6. Move the container into a warm place, the sprout will have roots about two weeks and then, you can remove the plastic bag and make sure the soil stay moist until you move it into the outdoor garden.
All six steps above help you out about how to grow oregano from cuttings. Have a try.