Mexican mint, Patharchur, Ajwain Leaves - Plant

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What makes it special:
  • Very easy to care and low maintenance plant.
  • Best plant for sunny balcony and outdoor garden.
  • One of the popular aromatic herb plants.
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1Mexican mint, Patharchur, Ajwain Leaves - Plant
25 inch (13 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

About Mexican mint

It is a sprawling and semi-succulent perennial herb. It has a fast growth rate. Leaves have stalks that are densely velvety, like most mint family plants. The leaf blade is fleshy, broadly ovate to circular, rhombic, or kidney-shaped. densely velvety spikes.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height7 inch (18 cm)
Plant Spread 6 inch (15 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Cuban Oregano, Indian borage, Indian mint, Mexican mint, Mexican oregano, Spanish thyme, Patharchur
Maximum Reachable Height Up to 1 meter.
Flower Colour Niagara, Blue, White
Bloom Time Summer
Difficulty Level Easy to grow.

Planting and care

Refer our Garden Guide for detailed procedures and meanings of words related to gardening.


  • Keep the plant in bright sunlight.
  • Protect the Mexican mint plant from direct harsh sunlight.

  • Soil
  • The soil should be well drained and nutrient rich for Mexican mint plant.

  • Watering
  • Water the plant when the topsoil (1-2 inch) in pot feels dry to touch.
  • Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • Do not overwater the plant.
  • Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.

  • Application of Fertilizer
  • During the main growing season feed the Mexican mint plant with organic fertilizer once a month.
  • Loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so it can uptake the nutrients and moisture easily.

  • Plant Protection
  • Remove dead, infected or damaged plant from container.

  • Don'ts
  • Do not overwater the plant especially when container does not have drainage holes.
  • Mexican mint care

    Initial care for 1-2 weeks after receiving plant at your location:

  • Check the moisture in the soil before watering it.
  • Poke your finger into the soil, if dry then apply water.
  • Keep the plant in Bright Sunlight/Indirect bright Light.
  • Do not re-pot immediately after receiving it.

  • Key requirements to keep plant healthy:

    Sunlight Bright Sunlight/Indirect bright Light
    Soil Well-draining and nutrient-rich in soil.
    Temperature 20 to 35 degrees Celcius.
    Fertilizer Use any organic fertilizer.

    Mexican mint special feature

    Leaves are pungent oregano-like flavor.

    Mexican mint uses

    Medicinal Use:

    • It contains essential oils and does help in health problems
    • Ajwain Leaves Can be used to cure a cold
    • It will help to increase the immunity of children
    • Note: Note: The following information is general guidelines, be sure to ask your healthcare provider for guidelines

    Culinary Use:

    • The leaves are strongly flavored and make an excellent addition to stuffings
    • Ajwain leaves can be added to a spiced besan to make Ajwain chakli
    • You can make some fresh ajwain leaves chutney by throwing it in the grinder with some water and spices of your choice

    Frequently Asked Questions

    What is another name for a Mexican mint?

    Mexican mint is commonly known as Cuban Oregano, Indian borage, Indian mint, Mexican mint, Mexican oregano, Spanish thyme, Patharchur

    How tall do Mexican mint grow?

    On average Mexican mint grows Up to 1 meter.

    What color are Mexican mint?

    A Mexican mint plant bears flowers of color Niagara, Blue, White

    When Mexican mint blooms?

    With enough light, Mexican mint may produce Niagara, Blue, White flowers in Summer

    How hard is Mexican mint to grow?

    A Mexican mint is Easy to grow.

    How much sunlight does a Mexican mint need?

    A Mexican mint prefers Bright Sunlight/Indirect bright Light

    What kind of soil does a Mexican mint need?

    A Mexican mint prefers Well-draining and nutrient-rich in soil.

    What temperature does a Mexican mint like?

    A Mexican mint prefers 20 to 35 degrees Celcius.

    How often should I fertilize my Mexican mint?

    To encourage Mexican mint growth, Use any organic fertilizer.


    Thursday, 12 March 2020

    I really impressed with live plant I purchased online from nurserylive, the packaging was superb.. Thanks

    Madhavi Akula

    Thursday, 05 March 2020

    Thank you so much... gifted to someone special and he likes it a lot

    Joshi Prisy

    Thursday, 13 February 2020

    excellent plant. needs quite a bit of care though.

    Sayali Ranbhor
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