Plant Magazine of Botanical-online September 2017

Natural remedies

Pennyroyal cultivation

Mentha pulegium

HOW TO GROW PENNYROYAL

Characteristics of the plant

PENNYROYAL

flower

July - October. Florwers lilac o rosy in inflorescences make by quite separated whorls, each one very compact. Generally entire oval leaves or with very small teeth. Very aromatic perennial plant up to 50 cm.

water

Abundantly, specially in summer.

gardening pot

Gardens, pots, parterres, slopes...As a medicinal scented flower.

weather

Sun

shovel

From seeds at the end o summer or by stem division in autumn and spring.

soil

Well-adobed soil.


Another species of "Mentha"

Mentha aquatica ------------- water mint

Mentha arvensis ---------------- Corn mint, Field mint

Mentha asiatica -----------------................

Mentha australis --------------- ..............

Mentha cervina ----------------..............

Mentha cunninghamia -----------------................

Mentha diemenica----------------..............

Mentha longifolia --------------- Horse mint

Mentha requienii ----------------- Corsican mint

Menta rotundifolia ------------- Mint

Mentha satureoides ----------------..............

Mentha spicata -------------------- Spear mint

Mentha suaveolens ---------------- Apple mint

Menta x gentilis ----------------- Bushy mint

Mentha x piperita ---------------- Pepper mint

Mentha x smithiana ------------ Tall mint

Mentha x verticilata ------------- whorled mint

punto rojo More information about plants cultivation in the listing above.

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