Pennyroyal Mint

Pennyroyal Mint

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Family: Mint (Lamiaceae)

Hardy to Zones 6 to 9

Creeping evergreen or herbaceous perennial. Native to Europe, the Mediterranean, and Persia.  One of the smallest of the Mints, Pennyroyal nonetheless has the strongest aromatics.  Tea herb.  Not to be used during pregnancy. Grows to 1 foot tall.  Plant prefers moist garden soil, areas that puddle up and then dry out in summer, the edge of a stream or ditch, or the margin of a pond.   Sow on surface in spring.  Space plants 6 inches apart.  Grow in containers if the spreading habit of this plant makes you uncomfortable, but the rest of us let it go where it will, as it is self-limiting when it meets–dry soil.

Approximately 50 seeds/pkt. (organic)

 

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