VIP Signup

For special offers, discount coupons, and garden tips, please join our VIP List by filling in the information below and clicking on Join.




Zip Code






What's on Sale This Week

Save Now

Quicklinks

Pennyroyal

    

PENNYROYAL

Mentha pulegium

Description:

Best confined to a pot, as it spreads rapidly and can overtake a garden. Grows better in pots with more surface area than depth.  Lilac flowers. Citronella-like odor acts as an insect repellant.

Growth:

To height of 2’

Light:

Full-partial sun

Hardiness:

Perennial in zones 6-11

Uses:

Butterfly plant, Fragrant Groundcover, Medicinal, Culinary

Suggestions:

Pennyroyal is a very, very strong mint. Used medicinally and for a relaxing tea. Also used as flea repellant for pets. Used in aromatherapy.

NOT FOR USE BY PREGNANT WOMEN.

 

Need some ideas on what to do with your garden goodies? Check out our Pinterest page:

Meadows Farms

 

 

The information presented on this site is provided for informational purposes only, it is not meant to substitute for medical advice or diagnosis provided by your physician or other medical professional. Do not use this information to diagnose, treat or cure any illness or health condition. If you have, or suspect that you have a medical problem, contact your physician or health care provider. Statements made on this website regarding the use of herbs have not been evaluated by the food and drug administration as the FDA does not evaluate or test herbs. Research all herbs thoroughly before use, or seek advice from a professional herbalist.