Harvesting Oregano

Bandree added on October 25, 2017 | Answered

Most of my oregno it’s gone to flowers/seed. I have dried it. . Can this be used as an herb for cooking? How will that affect the flavor?Any thing else to consider?

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Answered on October 25, 2017

You can still use it, but often when something bolts like that, it will make the flavor, either over bearing or bitter.

Here is an article for more information:https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/herbs/hgen/cutting-off-the-flowering-tops-on-herbs.htm

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