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Pennyroyal Mint

Pennyroyal Mint


Pennyroyal Mint has a lovely distinctive fragrance. The flowers are mauve or white which grow in tiers and clusters. A member of the mint family, pennyroyal mint is a ground cover and can be planted in pots, in pathways or makes a fantastic grass substitute. It has very small, narrow, slightly hairy aromatic leaves that can be used, fresh or dried, as an insect repellent for flies, mosquito and fleas. Try growing Pennyroyal Mint next to your pet's sleeping place, BBQ area or on your kitchen window sill, to keep the pests away.


Widely used in cooking, herbal teas, face masks and as essential oils in Aromatherapy. Only use reputable recipes as Pennyroyal can be toxic and is best avoided by pregnant women. ​

Growing Info
The plant has a camphor or peppermint scent and does best in moist conditions with semi-shade. The plant can be divided by root in the spring and summer. It spreads rapidly from underground runners and can be a problem invader so if you have limited space, recommeded to plant in garden beds or pot.


Perennial / 15-30cm / Part sun – Sun / Moderate water / Low fertiliser


Basilea Living Herbs

Basilea Farm, Burpengary grows pesticide-free Pennyroyal Mint seedlings, available locally in Brisbane and Moreton Bay, South East Queensland, Australia.

Pot Size 50mm

  • Order online and choose a shipping option below.

    OPTION 1:
    Choose a local Brisbane stockist for collection from the list below.
    $8 delivery fee
    Order by Wednesday each week, collect Friday
    Find stockist addresses & opening hours

    Annerley - Sam Coco Trading
    Aspley - T-Bones Food Market
    Chermside West - Rode Fresh
    Everton Park - Charlie's Fresh Fruit
    Kenmore - Kenmore Fresh
    Oxley - Blunder Road Country Market
    Paddington - Rosalie Gourmet Market
    Rothwell - Northside Discount Fruit Barn
    Samford Valley - Samford Valley Garden Centre
    West End - The Stores Grocer
    Windsor​ - Zone Fresh

    OPTION 2:
    Choose Burpengary - Basilea Farm for collection
    $0 delivery fee
    Order by Wednesday each week, collect Saturday, 9am-10am only from Basilea Farm, 135 Hawthorn Road, Burpengary

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