Vietnamese Coriander

Persicaria odorata

Asian Mint, Vietnam Mint, Rau Ram

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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.

Harvesting

Take leaves as required.

Propagation

Special features

Ground cover

Environment

Light

Full Sun, Partial Shade, Partial Sun

Soil moisture

Moist

Soil type

Chalk, Clay, Compost, Gravel, Loam, Sand

Soil PH preference

Neutral, Alkaline, Acid

Frost hardiness

Tender

Uses

Personality

Family

Polygonaceae

Flower colour

Pink, White

Scent

Mild

Problems

Generally pest & disease free