Question: Does Vietnamese mint grow in water?

Vietnamese mint prefers partial sun, but can grow in full sun where there is plenty of water. The plant should never dry out, and grows well even in standing water — often growing in wet pond or stream margins.

How do Vietnam mints grow?

Vietnamese mint is very easy to start from stem cuttings and its purplish foliage makes the herb a highly ornamental choice for your garden.

  1. Full sun to part shade.
  2. Frequent watering.
  3. Well drained rich soil.
  4. All climatic zones.
  5. After 8 weeks.
  6. Sow anytime of the year.

Can I grow mint plant in water?

If you wish to grow mint plants in water, simply take tip cuttings of about 5 to 6 inches (13-15 cm.) in length from an established mint plant. Remove the bottom leaves and place the cuttings in a water-filled glass or bottle. Set this in a sunny window with at least four to six hours of light each day.

What can I substitute for Vietnamese mint?

Vietnamese coriander, or Vietnamese cilantro, is a heat-loving perennial with slightly spicy, flavorful leaves that are a great culinary substitute for cilantro or mint.

How do you keep mint alive in water?

Place the mint in a plastic bag, not sealing all the way so that air can circulate. Do not wrap tightly; trapped moisture will cause the herbs to mold. Trim the ends and place in a glass filled with about 1” of water. Cover with a loose fitting bag and refrigerate.

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How do you keep Vietnamese mint fresh?

Place the Vietnamese mint, stems down, in a small container of water and place a plastic bag over the leaves. It can be refrigerated for up to a week. Be sure to change the water every couple of days. To dry hang small bunches upside down in a cool dark place for about two weeks then store in an airtight container.

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