Calamintha nepeta grow and care – herbaceous subshrub or shrub of the genus Clinopodium also known as Clinopodium nepeta or Lesser calamint, Calamintha nepeta perennial evergreen or cold deciduous plant edible and also used as ornamental fragrant plant and ground cover plant, can grow in mediterranean, desert, subtropical or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 5-10.
Leaves edible, color green in oval to elliptic shape, leaves fragrant remind Mint with Marjoram.
Calamintha nepeta flower
Flower color white, blue or purple, flowers small grow on stems in inflorescence, the flowers cover all the plant in the season.
Calamintha nepeta for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy VIDEO How to grow Calamintha nepeta growing and care:
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction What is the best way to start growing? No Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction? Aggressive plant Difficulties or problems when growing: Spring, summer, autumn When is the best time to plant? Aphids, slugs, snails Pests and diseases: Winter Pruning season: Dead flowers stem and dead stems, for edible growing better to prevent bloom stems How to prune: 30-60 cm, 12-24 inches Size of the plant: Fast growing / Medium growing Growth speed in optimal condition: Small amount of water / Average amount of water Water requirement: Full Sun / Half Shade Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: Yes Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant? Yes Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers: Blooming information Summer / Autumn Bloom season? White, blue or purple small flowers that grow on stems in inflorescence, the flowers cover all the plant in the season General information about the flower: Edible leaves Spring / Summer / Autumn Leaves harvesting season: After the plant establish cut the leaves with the stems How to harvest the leaves? Green oval to elliptic leaves, leaves are fragrant remind Mint with Marjoram. Information about leaves: Beverage, herbs, spices Uses of Calamintha nepeta leaves: Scientific name:
Categories of growing
Autumn Planting, Spring Planting, Summer planting
Light exposure requirements:
Full sun Plants, Part shade Plants
Climates that the plant can grow:
Desert Climate, Mediterranean Climate, Subtropics Climate, Temperate Climate
Growing speed of the plant:
Average growing plants, Fast growing plants
Deciduous, Evergreen, Herbaceous, Perennial plant, Subshrub
Edible plants, Fragrance, Ground cover plants, Ornamental plants
Requirements for watering the plant:
Regularly water, Small amounts of water
Hardiness zone 10, Hardiness zone 5, Hardiness zone 6, Hardiness zone 7, Hardiness zone 8, Hardiness zone 9
Ornamental leaves, Ornamental plant
Autumn flowers, Summer flowers
Blue flower, Purple flower, White flower
Autumn Harvest, Spring Harvest, Summer Harvest
Beverage, Herbs, Spices