Menta poleggio

Botanical name: Mentha pulegium

Widespread in the Mediterranean basin, Pennyroyal, also known as "Pennyroyal mint", is a spontaneous variety in wetlands and along the banks of rivers.

Considered a bitter herb, it was traditionally used to ward off insects and mice. Pennyroyal is also known for its use in the kitchen: in Spain, for example, the leaves are added to sausages, England are important ingredient in preparing the black pudding and in Italy, particularly in the area of In and around Rome, they are used to flavor the lamb meat and tripe.

Data sheet

  • Family
  • Duration
    Perennial
  • Dwelling
    Shaded
  • Temperature
    Rustica (from -5° to -20° c and above)
  • Watering
    Moderate
  • Land
    Well drained
Product Categories: The aromatic, Herbaceous, Honey bees, Mentha, and Perennials.
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