MENTHA requienii

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MENTHA requienii

Corsican Mint
(MENTHELLA)
Select Item No. MA107

Quantitative Restriction

One Portion is usually sufficient for approx. 50 plants.
Please switch to gram for larger quantities.



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: groundcover / cushion / mat-forming / stoloniferous / dense / evergreen
Height with Flowers: 5 cm
Spacing between Plants: 15 cm
Soil Requirements: average
Location:
Characteristics: medicinal plant / culinary herb
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!):
27500
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.

Cutting back at Transplanting: Not Necessary.
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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