Pennyroyal (Mentha pulegium)

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Pennyroyal, also known as Indian Mint or Mosquito Plant is a member of the Mint family and is native to Europe, N. Africa and the Middle East.  Pennyroyal is an intensely strong fragrant perennial herb. It makes an excellent ground cover or hanging potted plant. The leaves are toothed and oval in shape. The aroma of crushed Pennyroyal leaves has been described as being similar to peppermint. It generally thrives in moist, damp areas and flowers brilliantly in spring.

Plant Type:
Perennial Evergreen Herb

Harvest Season:
Year-round

Leaves can be harvested year-round. Flowers are in bloom and can be harvested throughout the summer and fall

Mature Size:
Pennyroyal is a horizontally spreading herbaceous ground cover that spreads up to about to 2 ft wide

Soil & Moisture:
Prefers sandy, loamy, and clay soils. Prefers very moist soil and tolerates a variety of acidic conditions

Light Requirements:
Full Sun, Part Shade

Self-Fertile:
Yes

Growth Rate:
Fast

Zone Hardiness:
Outdoors 6-9; Patio/Greenhouse 4+
Can be grown as an annual in zone 10

Propagation:
Our Pennyroyal is grown from cutting, capable of harvest within growing season.

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