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Mexican mint, Patharchur, Ajwain Leaves - Plant

Mexican mint, Patharchur, Ajwain Leaves - Plant
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Mexican mint, Patharchur, Ajwain is with a pungent oregano-like flavor and odor.
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Mexican mint, Patharchur, Ajwain Leaves Plant
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Description for Mexican mint, Patharchur, Ajwain Leaves

Plant height: 1.5 - 3 inches
Plant spread: 4 - 8 inches

Plectranthus amboinicus is the scientific name of false ajwain plant. It is a sprawling and semi-succulent perennial herb. It has a fast growth rate. Leaves have stalks which are densely velvety, like most mint family plants. The leaf blade is fleshy, broadly ovate to circular, rhombic, or kidney-shaped. Flowers are borne in 10 to 20 flowered, densely velvety spikes.

Common name(s): Cuban Oregano, Indian borage, Indian mint, Mexican mint, Mexican oregano, Spanish thyme, Patharchur
Flower colours: Niagara, Blue, White
Bloom time: Summer
Max reacahble height: Up to 1 m
Difficulty to grow:: Easy to grow

Planting and care

The ajwain plant is very easy to grow. In dry climates the herb grows easily in a well-drained, semi-shaded position. Plant individuals with the distance between 35 - 45 cm. Divide the Cuban oregano in spring, to produce new growth, if it becomes overgrown or crowded.

Sunlight: Partial Shade to Full Sun
Soil: Sandy soil
Water: Moderately
Temperature: 20 to 35 degrees C
Fertilizer: Use any organic fertilizer.

Caring for Mexican mint

  • Sparingly water every day.
  • Feed with the fertilizer in the spring.
  • Avoid direct contact with a fertilizer of the leaves.
  • Cut back all broken and otherwise damaged branches.
  • Look for spider mites, mealybugs, leaf spots, and root rot. Apply cure on time.

Typical uses of Mexican mint

Special features: Leaves are pungent oregano-like flavor.

Culinary use: The leaves are strongly flavored and make an excellent addition to stuffings.

Medicinal use: It contains essential oils and does help in health problems.

Note: Please consult your health expert.

References

  • https://hometriangle.com/articles/93/5-easy-indian-herbs-to-grow-at-home
  • http://ifood.tv/facts/361582-ajwain-leaf-benefits
  • http://www.finegardening.com/mexican-mint-plectranthus-amboinicus
  • http://homeguides.sfgate.com/grow-plectranthus-amboinicus-84959.html

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5 / 5 Santhosh Santy 02 July 2018
Perfectly OK for indoor use with artificial lighting.
4 / 5 Namrata Mishra 02 July 2018
Looking Good ....survived!!!!!!
5 / 5 Neera Kalra 01 July 2018
Nice packing & plants,like professional brand..
4 / 5 ABHAY PRAKASH 28 June 2018
Is this plant low maintenance.
5 / 5 Raj 27 June 2018
Thank you so much... gifted to someone special and he likes it a lot

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