Unlike other types of Oregano, Cuban Oregano is more like a succulent in appearance which
makes it a great addition to your cactus or succulent gardens. Variegated Cuban Oregano is very similar to Cuban Green Oregano. The main difference is the white variegation on the leaves.
It will grow to a height of 12 to 18 inches.
In the Garden
Like Cuban Green Oregano, it should be treated more like a succulent than other types of Oregano. It is very fragile and it must be protected against cold temperatures. Plant it in your garden or in a container where it will receive partial shade and water it sparingly.
Variegated Cuban Green Oregano is commonly used to flavor meat, stuffings, and Cuban black bean dishes. It has a very strong taste so be sure to use it sparingly. It is also believed to have medicinal uses when consumed.