Vietnamese Mint

Persicaria odorata

Vietnamese Mint Persicaria odorata By Prenn [CC BY-SA 3.0] (Photo Credits)

This herb is not a member of the mint family despite the familiar appearance and scent. Commonly eaten fresh in salads, soups and stews. A perennial plant that grows best in tropical and subtropical where it likes a moist position.

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Specifications of Vietnamese Mint

Preferred Climate Tropical, SubtropicalLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From CuttingLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) 0-1m

Plants required to Pollinate 1 (Self Pollinating)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Sometimes

Amount of leaves in Winter? All Leaves (Evergreen)

Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas WA


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Vietnamese Mint Reviews & Tips

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★★★ 4y ago

TAMWORTH, NSW, Australia

Great for asian dishes. I love veggies.

★★ 5y ago


I used it Viet cooking. I needs almost a boggy soil for large leaves.

★★★★★ 10y ago

Burnside, VIC, Australia

I took cuttings from a mature clump. These mint are so hardy! They will tolerate any soil conditions and even people stomping on them (by accident of course). They don't need constant fertilising or watering but do like shading from the hottest part of...

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