Re: [gardeners] cuban oregano

Catharine Vinson (
Sun, 19 Apr 1998 16:20:50 +0000

Margaret wrpte"

> I did just notice that Richters carries Cuban oregano that they identify as
> a Plectranthus sp., catalog says "scent reminiscent of oregano, but it is
> not used in cooking."  Hmmm.  The plot, at least, thickens.  Margaret

This is the variety I know as Cuban Oregano. It's a great ornamental but 
I've been given to understand that it is definitely not a culinary 
variety. The leaves are thick and a Sedum. Not something 
I'd use in cooking.