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Orange Mint Mentha Piperita Citrata

Species:

Common Name:
Orange Mint
Difficulty to Grow:
Beginner (Easy low maintenance)
Grower Level Notes:
Mint is extremely easy to grow and often can take over an area.
Orange mint is one of our favorite mints, being true to it's name. This mint has a powerful citrus aroma. Easy to grow

Physical Characteristics

Height:24 - 36 Inches
Height Notes:
Flowers: Yes

Lighting Needs

Outdoors: fullsun
Outdoors: partsun
Indoors: sun window

Watering Needs

When to water:
Keep soil moderately moist (Not wet) This is a plant that requires mosit conditions.
Watering Notes:
Orange mint enjoy plenty of hydration.

Grow Media Types:

soil (worm casting based)
soil (peat moss based)
sand
vermiculite
perlite
Planting Media Notes:
Orange mint are semi aquatic and love moderate moisture.

Hydro Grow Systems:

Yes this plant grows in aquaponics and hydroponics systems.

Climate Needs:

USDA Planting Zones:
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Zone
4A
4B
5A
5B
6A
6B
7A
7B
8A
8B
91A
9B
10A
10B
11A
11B

Best Temperatures:

Medicinal Uses:

Digestion
by Ken
"Be well, avoid being a lab-less experiment, eat to live and teach your children the same. "
Family:
Lamiaceae
Genus:
Origin:
Central America

Growing Tips

Tip #1. This mint is semi aquatic and loves water. Water often and ensure the soil it fast draining.

Frequent Asked Questions

Question:
How do you propagate mint?
Answer:
Mint roots fast from cuttings in water.