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Marjoram, Golden ‘Acorn Bank’ (Origanum aureum Gold)


Attracts Bees and Butterflies


Ideal Pot Plant

Height: 18 Inches
Aspect: Any but prefers semi shade
Soil Type: Any but not water logged
Uses: Culinary and decorative
Care: Cut back late summer after flowering
Usually available: All year
Pot size supplied: Grown in a 10 cm (4 inch) pot
Hardiness: LEVEL 1 - see 'Description' tab below

Marjoram, Golden ‘Acorn Bank’ (Origanum aureum Gold)

Marjoram, Golden ‘Acorn Bank’ – Origanum aureum Gold is a hardy perennial that originates from Acorn Bank, the National Trust garden in Cumbria. It has golden long pointed leaves that are very aromatic. Pale pink flowers in summer that are particularly attractive to bees and other pollinators.

To achieve the full golden colour of this herb, plant it in semi shade.

A versatile culinary herb, use fresh leaves in a variety of dishes. You can also dry or freeze leaves for use over winter.



Product Description

This plant is grown in a 4″ (10cm) pot. It is ready to be placed (weather permitting) into it’s final position. You will receive an instruction label which gives you further cultural instructions.

Note: If the Plant is in season but not in stock it may be available in small quantities. please contact us for stock. Read more on availability here

This plant is LEVEL 1 – Fully hardy UK wide

These levels are determined by Norfolk Herbs and are to be used simply as a guide. Our levels go from 1 (fully hardy) to 6 (requires a heated environment over winter).

Additional information

Weight.5 kg

1 – 2 Foot

Life Cycle



Pinks, Mauves, Blues

Ideal for Bee & Butterfly




Planting Position

Full Sun, Semi-Shade

Herbs for Tea


Ideal for Tubs & Containers


Culinary Herbs

Pork, Poultry, Red Meat & Game, Soups, Vegetables


Savory Spiced

Herb Group

Marjoram and Oregano



Width / Spread

1-2 feet

Pot Size

1.5 Litre potted plant, 10cm (pot width) plant


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