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Elsholtzia ciliata / Vietnamese munt (10-15)

EUR 0.35

Hoogte: cm.

Bloeit: aug/sep

Type: TA / TP

Winterhard in: zones 7-10 (-5C)

Beschrijving: De muntachtige citroensmaak van het jonge blad is heerlijk in thee maar ook in warme gerechten.

Zaai-instructies: Kiem in 1-3 wk, 18-23C.

Plant-instructies: Rijke, vochtige grond. Zon

 

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Description:

Also known as Vietnamese Lemon Mint or Vietnamese Balm. The serrated, bright green leaves are similar in scent and flavor to lemon verbena and lemongrass. Productive multi-branched plants grow 2 to 3 feet tall. Needs sun and warmth to thrive. Grown as a tender perennial in frost-free areas, and an annual herb elsewhere. The lemon-mint flavor of young leaves and stems is delicious in tea drinks and brightens many dishes—noodles, fish, chicken, salads and soups.

Height: 50 cm.

Flowers: aug-sep

Type: TP / TA

Hardy in: zones -10 (-5 Celsius)

Sowing instructions: Start seeds inside 6 weeks before last frost date (or 8 weeks before expected transplanting date). Keep soil warm until emergence. Seeds will not germinate in cool soil and planting out too early may affect plant vigor.

Planting instructions: Fertile, moist soil in full sun.

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