Botanical name: Polygonum odoratumVietnamese Mint

Vietnamese Mint is not a true Mint but has a similar appearance and aroma. The pointed leaves have distinctive purple markings.

Flavour is pungent and spicy and a bit like Coriander. Use in salads, soups, stews and laksa soups.

Growing Vietnamese Mint

Prefers rich moist soil in a partially shaded position.

Suitable for pots.