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Persicaria odorata

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Persicaria odorata

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Wantirna
C1
Size: 10cm
Available: 42
$/Unit (EX GST): $3.99 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $4.39 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Persicaria odorata Vietnamese Mint, Herb,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Herbs & Vegetables, Palms, Ferns & Tropical Spreading

Description:
Fast-growing, creeping perennial herb with brown marked, aromatic green leaves and red stems. Peppery minty flavour. Great to use in salads, hot dishes and Asian cuisine. Best grown in tropical climates. Grows approx. 30cm tall.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
15-30cm 30-60cm

Position: Soil Type:
Semi Shade Loam, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Courtyard, Edible Garden, Foliage Feature / Colour, Fragrant Garden, Mass Planting, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Prefers a full sun to semi-shade position in a moist well-drained soil. Do not allow this plant to dry out. Protect from frost. Feed with a suitable fertiliser during Spring.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Polygonaceae Asia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Cream, Pink
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring, Summer
Fruit: No

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