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Mint, Corsican (Mentha requienii)


Perennial

Aromatic
Height: creeping
Aspect: partial or full shade
Soil Type: Moist
Uses: Aromatic and can be walked on
Care: Cut back after flowering. Ideally, lift, clean and divide root runners every autumn
Usually available: March to September
Pot size supplied: Grown in a 10 cm (4 inch) pot
Hardiness: LEVEL 1 - see 'Description' tab below
Description:

Mint, Corsican (Mentha requienii)

Mint, Corsican – Mentha requienii

Mint, Corsican – Mentha requienii is a hardy semi-evergreen perennial with a creeping habit. Also called ‘Rock Mint’ it has tiny green leaves with a strong peppermint scent. Tiny mauve flowers throughout the summer. Often confused with ‘Mind your own business’

This ground hugging mint gives a mossy effect around paving stones, pots or sink gardens. Looks great in rock gardens or a paved path where it can grow amongst the cracks.

Favours a warm, damp site but not waterlogged.

£2.50

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Product Description

This plant is grown in a 4″ (10cm) pot. It is ready to be placed (weather permitting) into it’s final position. You will receive an instruction label which gives you further cultural instructions.

Note: If the Plant is in season but not in stock it may be available in small quantities. please contact us for stock. Read more on availability here

This plant is LEVEL 1 – Fully hardy UK wide

These levels are determined by Norfolk Herbs and are to be used simply as a guide. Our levels go from 1 (fully hardy) to 6 (requires a heated environment over winter).

Additional information

Weight.5 kg
Height

Low

Life Cycle

Perennial

Colour

Pinks, Mauves, Blues

Ideal for Bee & Butterfly

No

Medicinal

Not Medicinal

Planting Position

Semi-Shade, Shade

Herbs for Tea

No

Ideal for Tubs & Containers

No

Culinary Herbs

Not culinary

Scented

Mint

Herb Group

Mint

A-Z

M

Width / Spread

Creeping

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