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Mentha cordifolia

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Mentha cordifolia Common Mint, Garden Mint, Herb,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Herbs & Vegetables Dense, Spreading

Evergreen fast-growing herbaceous perennial commonly known as Mint has serrated, crinkly, fragrant green leaves. Best suited to containers as this herb is highly invasive. Grows approx. 60cm tall x 50cm wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
30-60cm 30-60cm

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Courtyard, Edible Garden, Fragrant Garden, Mass Planting, Playgrounds, Shady Garden, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Prefers a sunny position. When growing in pots, use a well drained, organically rich potting mix. Do not allow plants to dry out. Water adequately but not excessively if planted in the ground. For best results when growing in containers, keep plants slightly moist.

Plant Care
Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed

Family Name: Origin:
Lamiaceae Europe

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Insignificant
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: N/A
Fruit: No

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Low
Frost: Moderate
Wind: Medium / Moderate