MENTHA requienii

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One Portion is usually sufficient for approx. 50 plants.
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Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Lamiaceae
Origin: France, Italy, Corsica, Sardinia: open woodland.
Special Features: Lawn forming, intensive fragrance. An ornamental perennial for special requirements. Rock garden, walls, woody edges, walkways edges, and alike in a shady location, large areas or in cracks. If there is sufficient moisture, half-shady sites are also tolerated. Self-sowing at suitable locations. Attractive as a pot plant, especially by the minty scent.
Basic Colour: (violet)
Flower Colour: light violet
Natural Flowering Period: June - September
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z6 - Z10
Foliage: ovate to elliptic, small, light green
Growth Habit: stoloniferous / cushion-forming / mat-forming / evergreen
Height with Flowers: 5 cm
Spacing between Plants: 15 cm
Soil Requirements: average
Characteristics: medicinal plant / culinary herb / groundcover
Usage: honey-bee food plant / for the rock garden
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.03636 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
0.1 Gram
Sowing Rates/Trays: 5 per cell
Plug tray recommended size(s): 72 / 128
Sowing Direction:

(15) Rapidly germinating, keep seed in constant moisture (not wet) with temperatures of about +20°C [68°F]. Seeds must be covered thinly. Do not cover very small seeds, but tightly press into the earth. Keep in cooler conditions after germination occurs.

Container Size(s): 1 plug per 8/9 cm (3 1/2") / 1-2 plugs per 11/12 cm (4 1/2")
Fertilizer: Medium (150-200 ppm)
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