How to grow Australian Native Mint

Mentha australis

Best grown in a pot in a semi shady position.

Growing Australian native mint from seed

Slow to germinate from seed. Vigorous spreader like most mints. Propagate by cuttings or pieces of root.

Harvesting Australian native mint

Pick leaves at will.

How long does Australian native mint take to grow?

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Australian native mint Etymology

Mentha… From Latin, mentha, mint.
australis; southern, referring to the distribution of the species.

Other names for Australian native mint

river mint, australian mint, native peppermint

Misspellings: Mentha australia


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