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Mentha aquatica
Mentha aquatica - British Water Mint
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This aquatic, perennial herb has bright green leaves which is very fragrant when crushed and used in cooking or for making tea. Flowering in spring, with pale purple rounded flowers. Ideal for full sun and part shade in boggy areas, for prevention of soil erosion, in shallow ponds and water features to a depth of 15cm.

Size — 125mm
Growth Width — 1m
Growth Height — 40cm
Frost Sensitive
Flower Colour — Purple
Light Requirements — Full sun, Indirect sunlight, Morning Sun, Part Shade
Soil Requirements — Clay soil, Special potting mix
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Planting Advice

Incorporate planting compost such as Active 8, 50:50 with existing soil at time of planting, and water with Harvest once a week for the first 6 weeks. Keep well mulched.

Watering needs

Keep soil moist at all times.

Pruning Advice

Lightly prune regularly in the warmer months to maintain shape and size.

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