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What type of herb?

Posted by TropPlanter 9 (My Page) on
Tue, Jul 8, 14 at 16:07

I have found a plant in my garden that had sprouted with out my knowing. I narrowed it down to a herb by asking around. So I didn't taste it just in case. But I really like this plant so I want to keep it. But each plant always needs some sort of special things. So if you can please figure out what this is?

This post was edited by TropPlanter on Tue, Jul 8, 14 at 16:09


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RE: What type of herb?

It looks a bit like catnip, but I'm not entirely convinced.

If it has a square stem, it is some kind of mint. If you crush a leaf, is there a fragrance?

Here is a link that might be useful: Google catnip photos


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RE: What type of herb?

Yes, does it have a scent? It looks very much like Lemon Balm.


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RE: What type of herb?

Not Lemon Balm imo. That is less toothed and not matt. Much more like nepeta. A picture of the whole plant would be helpful.


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RE: What type of herb?

Plectranthus amboinicus?


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