Mint - Eau De Cologne
Eau de Cologne Mint tolerates part shade and low light, but a full sun position is best to increase the essential oil content in the leaves. This mint will tolerate a range of soil types including clay soils, although the soil should ideally have an open texture and be slightly acidic. The soil should be moist and not allowed to dry out for long periods, with extra water in summer to prevent wilting.
This decorative herb will tolerate neglect and is quite hardy. If the plants start to become lanky, they may be cut back and new growth will fill out the plant again. Like many mints Eau de Cologne may ‘run away’ due to spreading roots systems, so container growing may solve this problem. Propagation may be carried out by