Origanum marjorana : A member of the oregano family, marjoram is sweeter than true oregano and slightly spicy. Its versatility has made it popular among gourmet chefs and herb gardeners alike. Use it fresh or dried, with vegetables and meats, and in sauces and salad dressings. Tender perennial; takes full sun. Prune frequently to stimulate new sprigs and prevent woody growth. .5 gm./pkt., about 4,285 seeds.