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Mint in TC Conical Pot
Mint in TC Conical Pot (Ø19cmxH17cm)

Item code: 0036293-0047420

Availability: In stock

$12.90


Scientific name: Mentha spicata
Common name: Mint

Mints are aromatic, almost exclusively perennial, rarely annual, herbs. They have wide-spreading underground and overground stolons and erect, square branched stems. The leaves are arranged in opposite pairs, from oblong to lanceolate, often downy, and with a serrated margin. Leaf colors range from dark green and gray-green to purple, blue, and sometimes pale yellow. The flowers are white to purple and produced in false whorls called verticillasters. The corolla is two-lipped with four subequal lobes, the upper lobe usually the largest. The fruit is a nutlet, containing one to four seeds.

While the species that make up the Mentha genus are widely distributed and can be found in many environments, most grow best in wet environments and moist soils. Mints will grow 10–120 cm tall and can spread over an indeterminate area. In general, mints tolerate a wide range of conditions, and can also be grown in full sun. Mint grows all year round.

The leaf, fresh or dried, is the culinary source of mint. Fresh mint is usually preferred over dried mint when storage of the mint is not a problem. The leaves have a warm, fresh, aromatic, sweet flavor with a cool aftertaste, and are used in teas, beverages, jellies, syrups, candies, and ice creams. In Middle Eastern cuisine, mint is used on lamb dishes, while in British cuisine and American cuisine, mint sauce and mint jelly are used, respectively.

Reference made from Wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mentha

Light: Partial to full sunlight.
Water: Water when soil feels dry to the touch.
Fertiliser: Feed with organic pellets fertiliser once a month.

Pot model: TC Conical Pot
Pot colour: Terracotta
Pot type: Clay pot with drainage hole
Pot size: Ø19cm x H17cm

Plant size: Vary in sizes





















Colour Brown
Material Clay
Floral Feature Herbal & Spices
Price $12.90




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