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. Plant which needs at least a few hours a day of sunlight.We suggest growing the The Apple mint outdoors year round, as they don't fear cold weather.
Feed 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.
Care 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.
Irrigation Apple mint
Watering takes place only when the soil has been dry for days, usually every 2-3 weeks can be enough; if the climate is particularly hot we can slightly intensify the irrigations, using 2-3 glasses of water . 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.
Adversity 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.
Substrate Apple mint
These plants need a substratum with an optimum drainage.
Cultivate - Apple mint
The Apple mint also has a pleasing fragrance. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.