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Vietnamese Coriander

Persicaria odorata

Also known as

Asian Mint, Rau Ram, Vietnam Mint, Lemon Myrtle, Cambodian Mint, Hot Mint

Full Sun
Easy care
Moderate watering
Tender

8a-11b

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

30cm

Max

60cm

10cm

Min

30cm

2 years to reach maturity

Flowering

This plant has a mild fragrance

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Persicaria odorata
A photo of Vietnamese Coriander
A photo of Vietnamese Coriander
A photo of Vietnamese Coriander

Overview

This herbaceous perennial has a low creeping growing habit. Tender stems bear small deep green leaves with brown spots. It is an edible herb that has a lemony coriander flavour.

Common problems

Generally pest & disease free

    Harvesting

    Take leaves as required.

    Propagation

    Division

    Special Features

    Ground cover

    Uses

    Culinary