Vibrant purple flowers illuminate the Singleton Mint Bush during Spring

Vibrant purple flowers illuminate the Singleton Mint Bush during Spring By MissTree [All Rights ReservedSupplier of DaleysFruit.com.au] (Photo Credits)

Singleton Mint Bush

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An attractive native shrub with highly aromatic minty leaves. Flowers are deep mauve with a darker throat, appearing in Spring. Found in open woodlands on shallow and sandy soils as a small shrub to 1-4m. Regularly pruning will keep it bushy. The leaves can be used in small amounts, with care, as a tea or as a mint substitute The plant has a restricted range and is classified as Vulnerable in NSW.

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Specifications of Singleton Mint Bush

Preferred Climate Subtropical, Warm TemperateLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From CuttingLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) 1-2m

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

Can it Handle Frosts? Yes

Amount of leaves in Winter? All Leaves (Evergreen)

Suitability in Pots Yes

Water Requirements Drought Hardy (Little Watering)

Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree? Can be pruned to 2m

Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest 2-3 Years

Sun or Shade Full (Sun:80%-100%), Part (Sun:50-80%)

Preferred Soil Type Good Drainage

Soil pH Neutral (6.6-7.3pH)

Fruiting/Harvest Months August, September, October

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