American pennyroyal - Plant

Pennyroyal plant is a perennial herb & has applications as an herbal remedy, culinary uses and as a decorative touch. Growing pennyroyal in the herb or perennial garden will add color with its reddish purple to lilac blooms.

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About American pennyroyal

This wildflower is a summer annual about 4-12 inch tall that is branched or unbranched. The stems are light green, terete, and pubescent. The opposite leaves are elliptic, oblong-lanceolate, or oblong-oblanceolate in shape. The margins of the leaves are smooth or they have a few blunt teeth toward their tips.

Plant Specifications

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Mentha pulegium, mock pennyroyal, mosquito plant, fleabane, tickweed, stinking balm, and hedeoma.
Maximum Reachable Height 2.00 to 3.00 feet
Flower Colour Light pink/yellow to blood red/yellow
Bloom Time April to May
Difficulty Level easy to grow

Planting and care

  • Sow the seeds in a cold frame and prick out the seedlings into individual pots when they are large enough to handle and plant them out in the summer.
  • It is best to propagate them by division.
  • Division can be easily carried out at almost any time of the year, though it is probably best done in the spring or autumn to allow the plant to establish more quickly.
  • Virtually any part of the root is capable of growing into a new plant.
  • For drying, the plant should be harvested as it comes into flower.

    American pennyroyal care

    Pennyroyal plant is a perennial herb that was once widely used but is not as common today. It has applications as an herbal remedy, culinary uses and as a decorative touch. Growing pennyroyal in the herb or perennial garden will add color with its reddish purple to lilac blooms. There are two plants called pennyroyal.

    Sunlight Full sun to part shade
    Watering Medium
    Soil well-drained soil
    Temperature 25.8°C
    Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer

    American pennyroyal special feature

    Crushed pennyroyal stems stuck in your hat and pockets really will repel gnats and mosquitoes.

    American pennyroyal uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • Flowers are used for ornamental purposes

    Medicinal Use:

    • Pennyroyal has been to relieve pain, gastrointestinal discomfort, soothe colds and to aid in menstruation problems

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    What is another name for a American pennyroyal ?

    American pennyroyal is commonly known as Mentha pulegium, mock pennyroyal, mosquito plant, fleabane, tickweed, stinking balm, and hedeoma.

    How tall do American pennyroyal grow?

    On average American pennyroyal grows 2.00 to 3.00 feet

    What color are American pennyroyal ?

    A American pennyroyal plant bears flowers of color Light pink/yellow to blood red/yellow

    When American pennyroyal blooms?

    With enough light, American pennyroyal may produce Light pink/yellow to blood red/yellow flowers in April to May

    How hard is American pennyroyal to grow?

    A American pennyroyal is easy to grow

    How much sunlight does a American pennyroyal need?

    A American pennyroyal prefers Full sun to part shade

    How much water does a American pennyroyal need?

    A American pennyroyal prefers watering Medium

    What kind of soil does a American pennyroyal need?

    A American pennyroyal prefers well-drained soil

    What temperature does a American pennyroyal like?

    A American pennyroyal prefers 25.8°C

    How often should I fertilize my American pennyroyal ?

    To encourage American pennyroyal growth, Apply any organic fertilizer



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    Monday, 18 November 2019

    Thanks for the extra seeds

    Anjishnu Sinha

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