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Majorana hortensis

Description
Life formherbPhysiologymulti stem
HabiterectCategorymaterials, ornamentals/turf
Life spanannual, perennialPlant attributesgrown on small scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthshallow (20-50 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.20261030Soil texturemediummedium
Rainfall (annual)80010006002300Soil fertilityhighmoderate
Latitude10-3055Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- --Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH5.574.98.7Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells)
Light intensityvery brightvery brightvery brightclear skies

Climate zonesubtropical dry summer (Cs), temperate oceanic (Do), temperate continental (Dc), temperate with humid winters (Df), temperate with dry winters (Dw)Photoperiodlong day (>14 hours)
Killing temp. during rest-2Killing temp. early growth-2
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle90180
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
materialessential oilsleaves
food additivecondiment/seasoningleaves
medicinalleaves
environmentalornamental/turfentire plant