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Mint 'Moroccan'

Mint 'Moroccan'

 - (Mentha viridis)

Closely set, toothed leaves with a clearly spearmint flavour. Used to make certain types of tea in North Africa.

Price: 30.00

Unit Description:

100 Plants / Tray

Resilience:

Hardy

Habit:

Spreading

Flowering Time:

July - August

Height x Spread:

60 x 45 cm

Available to Order:

January - July

Recommend Sales:

February - September

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Consumer Information

Alternative Names:

(Mentha viridis)

Narrative Description:

Closely set, toothed leaves with a clearly spearmint flavour. Used to make certain types of tea in North Africa.

Ideal Conditions:

Prefers full sun, or partial shade with free-draining soil or compost.

Possible Situation:

All Mints are ideal for tubs or pots, or in places where people will brush against the foliage to emanate the strong fragrance.

Resilience:

Hardy

Habit:

Spreading

Height x Spread / Trail:

60 x 45 cm

Features:

Attracts Wildlife

Scented

Typical Season:

Spring

Summer

Autumn

Flower Colour:

Foliage Colour:

green

Flowering Time:

July - August

Planting Recommendations:

Container

Prefers:

Full Sun

Part Sun

Temperature Tolerance:

A hardy plant which should survive normal winter conditions outside, especially if protected from the hardest frosts.

Plant Care:

Benefits from frequent harvesting to encourage growth from the stems.

Cultural Information

Family:

LAMIACEAE

Genus:

Mentha

Species:

viridis

Cultivar:

Moroccan

Alternative Names:

(Mentha viridis)

Category:

Herbs

Recommended Pot Sizes:

9cm

11cm

1Ltr

Pot Spacing:

Leave enough room so that foliage does not overlap within crop time.

Typical time required from pot to sale:

20 weeks over Winter

8 weeks in Spring / Summer

Based on producing a finished pot size of 1L for plug products and 2L for liner products. (*)

Growing Media / Irrigation / Water Capacity:

Free draining - keep evenly moist

Feeding / Fertilser
(during crop time):

NPK balanced feeding

Feeding Frequency:

Requires normal/regular feeding (Standard EC)

Recommended pH:

Standard 5.0 to 5.5

Growth Regulation PGR:

Due to the current approval situation, please contact your PGR provider

Temperature During Production:

Cool crop 4 -12C

Temperature During Transport:

12-16C

Availability

Available to Order:

January - July

Recommended Sales Window:

February - September

Forecast Availability:

Wk/Yr:51/1709/1819/1829/18
Qty:813175

Please note: this forecasted availability is a guide only. Quantities can be increased or produced earlier on request.

Point of Sale Material:

Midi 12cm (5)

P&D Susceptibility

Common Pests:

Aphid

Whitefly

Common Diseases:

Botrytis

Rust

Other Info:

Ginger' not recommended for winter potting

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Additional Notes (*):

All information provided is based on producing a default finished pot size of 1L for our plug products, and 2L for 7cm and 9cm liner products. For alternative pot sizes please adjust cultural notes accordingly.

Finishing times - Based on average estimated climatic and environmental conditions, and are for guidance purposes only.

Temperature These conditions assume a protected ornamental growing environment. Recommended growing is generally above 5C.

Feeding Does not specify controlled release or liquid fertiliser application. This choice will depend on your conditions, requirements and preferences please contact your fertiliser consultant for suitable products to meet your requirements.

Growing media and pH Is shown for guidance purposes only - please contact your growing media consultant for suitable growing media to meet your requirements.



Disclaimer

This information is for guidance purposes only and is based upon our own growing environment and experience during trials. It is wise to use your own knowledge about your growing conditions and local environment in order to make informed cultural decisions.

Qty Discounts Available

  • for orders over 50 trays + additional discounts when placed 16 weeks in advance

Min Order 10 Trays

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