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Corn mint

Mentha arvensis

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Corn mint is a member of the Mentha family. Its botanical name is Mentha arvensis. The scientific name epithet arvensis means 'found on cultivated land'.

Corn mint is a flowering herb deciduous, it will shed its leaves annually.

Normally grows with a forb-like habit. This plant tends to bloom in late spring.

Corn mint is normally quite a low maintenance plant and is normally very easy to grow - great for beginner gardeners!

This plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Corn mint have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Corn mint

  • Partial Sun

  • Dappled Sun

  • Medium

Enjoys a partial sun / dappled sun position in your garden and remember to water moderately. Corn mint is generally regarded as a tender plant, so remember to wait until your soil is warm and the night time temperature is well above freezing before moving outside.

See our list of companion Plants for Corn mint to see which plants you should plant in close proximity to encourage growth.

Growing Corn mint from seed

Transplanting Corn mint

Corn mint is tender, so ensure you wait until all danger of frost has passed in your area before considering planting outside.

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Corn mint Etymology

The botanical epithet is from the Latin arvensis meaning “found on cultivated land”

Other names for Corn mint


Mentha gentilis

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