Oregano
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oregano smells like mint

Zone 7a | Anonymous added on May 13, 2016 | Answered

I planted oregano last year. It did germinate, but it smells like mint. I know oregano is in the mint family, but I'd rather it smell like oregano.

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on May 14, 2016

Oregano is a genus of the mint family, so you are smelling a hint of mint!

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/herbs/oregano/learn-how-to-grow-oregano.htm

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