Description for Pudina, Mint
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.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Mentha, mint||White to purple||July to August||1 to 2 feet||Easy|
Planting and care
All mints thrive near pools of water, lakes, rivers, and cool moist spots in partial shade. In general, mints tolerate a wide range of conditions, and can also be grown in full sun. Mint grows all year round.
|Full sun to part shade||Rich, moist soils, adapts to a wide range of soils except for dry ones.||Medium to wet||–||Any organic fertilizer|
Caring for Pudina
- Do not over water.
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