The leaves of aromatic plants are used in the kitchen; if necessary letís remember to use only agricultural parasiticides, and letís follow the lacking period indicated on the label: if we spray a plant we can Ďt use its leaves for alimentary use for the period of time indicated, when the chemical product is harmful. The Apple mint should be grown in a bright place, with direct sunlight.The Apple mint should be grown outdoors; it can bear very harsh temperatures without any problems, even many degrees below zero.
Fertilization Apple mint
During the spring months letís add to the irrigating water, every 15-20 days, some fertilizer for green plants, rich in nitrogen and potassium.
Generalities Apple mint
These plants give origin to a brush with a rounded form. The Apple mint is a perennial herb plant. The Apple mint is small in size and 45 cm in height; in the summer it assumes a white colouring. These plants aren't evergreens, which means they lose their leaves some months during the year.
Watering Apple mint
Water rarely, about once every 2-3 weeks with 2-3 glasses of water , keeping the soil dry for a few days before watering again; when wetting we suggest avoiding surpluses, however to wet the soil deep down. To use these plants year round we can proceed with harvesting, in the spring or in the summer. The plants should be washed and dried well, then dehydrated, or frozen, to use them during the year.
Treatments Apple mint
Generally during this time of year we suggest a pre-emptive treatment with wide range insecticide and with a systemic fungicide, to prevent the attack from part of the aphids and the development of fungus diseases, often favoured by a mild and damp climate.
Soil Apple mint
These plants need a substratum with an optimum drainage.
Notes - Apple mint
The Apple mint also has a pleasing fragrance. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.