Mentha piperita

Common name: Mint

Scientific name: Mentha piperita

Mint is an aromatic perennial which is most commonly grown as a culinary or medicinal herb and ground cover. The leaf and oil are used as medicine and in culinary.


Plant typeHerb
Available colors
Growth habitUpright
Mature height5 – 6 inches
Mature width4 – 5 inches
Soil conditionWell drained soil
SunlightWell lit in sunlight
Water requirementModerate
Nutrition requirementModerate
MaintenanceNo need of specific maintenance practices.
Common issuesNo specific issues
Pot size14cm