Pennyroyal – Item #692


Pennyroyal is a dwarf creeping plant ideal for cool moist areas. Its compact habit is perfect as a filler between patio and stepping stones, where its delightful minty fragrance is released with each step.

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Additional information

Weight .05 g
Dimensions .125 × 3.25 × 4.5 in

Planting & Harvesting

Seed Depth: 1/4″ (6mm)

Plant Space: 18″ (46cm)

Row Space: 24″ (61cm)

Sprouts In: 12-18 days

Pennyroyal seeds are very small and are easiest to start indoors about 10 weeks before transplanting. Thinning is not usually necessary. Transplant small clumps to a protected area in late spring. Pennyroyal prefers a cool location with regular moisture for best growth.

Cut individual leaves at any time once plants are established. Can be used as an insect repellent; not recommended for consumption.

Additional Information

Botanical Name: Mentha pulegium

Matures In: 85 days

Type: perennial