Alias of mint
The alias of mint are “wild mint” and “night interest incense”, as well as the name of “silver”.
Mint’s morphological characteristics
Mint has up to 30-60 cm upright stems. The lower part of the plant has slender roots and horizontal root stems. The top and bottom have slightly pilogs and more branches.
Mint leaves are generally round (ellipse) and lanceolate (ovate), and there are rare and long circles, round front and back, and the edges are relatively large.
Mint flowers are spherical outlines, with a diameter of about 18 mm. The corolla is light purple, about 4 mm in length, and the outside is as long as the stems with fine pour, and the petals are long and round.
The shape of mint yellow -brown fruits is ovarian shape.
Mint growth habits
Mint adapts to the environment is relatively strong. The wild ones are long on the wetland, and the 2100 -meter altitude can grow. It can grow up to 3,500 meters above sea level.
Because it is a root plant, it can be drove through the winter, and the low temperature of -15 ° C will not die; if the temperature is between 20-30 ° C and the supply of water and fertilizer is normal, the growth rate increases with the increase in temperature.
Mint needs to accept sufficient sunlight, which is good for its flowering.
The soil is also highly adaptable. The sandy soil and the accumulation soil are the most suitable, and the drainage performance of the soil is good.
Mint value purposes
Edible value: Mint is mainly used for stems and leaves, and can also be squeezed with juice. Mint can not only be used for seasoning, but also can be used as spices, but also can be used for tea and wine.
Medicinal value: Mint has a long history as the use of traditional Chinese medicine. The whole plant can be used as medicine, which has a good effect on treating cold fever, headache, muscle pain, and incurable measles.
The flower language of mint grass
Mint grass symbolizes “noble virtue” because of its fresh fragrance.