Indian Borage Mexican Mint

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Valued for its medicinal uses and insect-repellent properties, Indian borage or Cuban Oregano is a versatile herb that adds beauty, fragrance, and flavor to gardens. Shop now and spruce up your living space with this highly aromatic herb!

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Product Code: PLANT-PRP00229/PR00368

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Fact Sheet and Plant Guide



Common name and scientific name

Indian borage, Mexican Mint, Cuban Oregano (Plectranthus amboinicus, Coleus amboinicus )

Growth habit and size

Indian borage is a perennial succulent that tends to climb or creep, grow up to 1m tall.

Foliage, flower color, and texture

Leaves are broadly ovate, thick and fleshy, in light green or variegated with opposite leaf arrangement. Leaf margin is crenate. Lower surface contains numerous glandular hairs, giving a frosty appearance.

Pot Size

Ø15cm x H12.5cm

Overall Height

20-30cm from the base of the pot

Sunlight requirements

Thrives in full sun or partial shade

Watering needs

Keep the soil evenly moist. Water thoroughly when the soil turns slightly dry.

Soil type and pH requirements

Indian borage prefers well-draining soil with a slightly acidic to neutral pH around 6.0 to 8.0

Feeding and fertilizer needs

Feed with all-purpose organic fertilizer once a month to provide essential nutrients for healthy plant growth.

Pruning requirements

Regular pruning helps to maintain the shape and compactness of plants. Pinch back the growing tips to encourage bushier growth.

*Photos for illustration only. Actual product may vary due to the nature of the product.

*Color of pot and size may vary and change subject to availability.


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