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Pennyroyal Upright (Mentha pulegium)


Perennial

Aromatic

Medicinal
Height: 12 inches
Aspect: Shade or partial shade
Soil Type: Moist
Uses: Medicinal, Decorative and a good inscet repellant
Care: Cut back after flowering
Usually available: March to September
Pot size supplied: Grown in a 10 cm (4 inch) pot
Description:

Pennyroyal Upright (Mentha pulegium)

Pennyroyal Upright – Mentha pulegium

Pennyroyal Upright – Mentha pulegium is a creeping, peppermint scented plant that enjoys moist soil and some shade. Bright mauve flowers appear up the stem in summer. Makes a pleasant tea although the tisane should be avoided by expectant mothers. As the latin name suggests, this was once used as a flea repellent but is equally as good if you need to banish ants!

£2.10

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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

Additional information

Weight.5 kg
Height

Creeping, Low

Life Cycle

Perennial

Colour

Pinks, Mauves, Blues

Ideal for Bee & Butterfly

No

Medicinal

Medicinal

Planting Position

Semi-Shade, Shade

Herbs for Tea

No

Ideal for Tubs & Containers

Yes

Culinary Herbs

Not culinary

Scented

Mint

Herb Group

Other

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