Horse mint cultivation

Mentha longifolia

HOW TO GROW HORSE MINT

Characteristics of the plant

HORSE MINT

flower

July - September. Flowers rose or lilac in compact spikes, until 10 cm. Leaves lanceolate covered with gray hairiness, sessile.

water

Water regularly to keep the soil permanently humid. They tolerate soaking.

gardening pot

Humid gardens, forming groups of flowers,by currents of water or ponds. They have a great capacity to reproduce through their rumners, being able to transform into invasive plants, reason why they should be planted in big containers to control them better. Also cultivated by their medicinal properties.

weather

Sun

shovel

By means of seeds or division at the beginning of spring or in autumn. they should be replanted every year.

soil

Fertile, humid soil.


Another species of "Mentha"

Mentha aquatica -------------- Water mint, wild wind

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

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

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

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

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

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

Mentha pulegium ----------------- Pennyroyal

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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