A picture of a Mentha arvensis

Mentha arvensis

Mentha arvensis

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

1m

40cm

Min

70cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Mentha arvensis Overview

This is an upright hairy perennial, It produces shallowly toothed, lance-shaped leaves. The lilac flowers appear in dense axillary whorls from mid-summer until the autumn.

How to propagate Mentha arvensis

Seed

You can propagate from seed.

Division

Root division in spring or autumn.

Other uses of Mentha arvensis

Grown for their aromatic foliage, which is both decorative and used as a culinary herb.