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Mentha Longifolia

Botanical Name:

Mentha longifolia

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How to Grow
Water
Medium - High
Water moderately, allowing the top 3cm to dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Characteristics

Plant Type

Herb/Forb, Perennial gynodioecious herb, 0.4–1.2 m tall, with musty scent, with spreading underground rhizomes

Flower

Flowers pedicellate

Fruit

Nutlets dark brown, with prominent, darker reticulum, broadly ovoid to subtrigonous, 6–7.5 × 3–5.5 mm, sparsely hairy in upper half.

Benefits
Attracts

Bees

Butterflies

Taxonomy

Order

Lamiales

Family

Lamiaceae

Genus

Mentha

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