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Houttuynia cordata, also known as fish mint, fish leaf, rainbow plant, chameleon plant, heart leaf, fish wort, or Chinese lizard tail, is one of two species in the genus Houttuynia (the other being H. emeiensis). It is a flowering plant native to Southeast Asia. It grows in moist, shady locations. It was named after Martinus Houttuyn..
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Fish mint, or Outtuynia Cordata, is a tasty flower that comes from Southeast Asia. A few of the names for it are Fish Leaf Rainbow Plant, Chameleon Plant, Heart Leaf Fish Wort, and Chinese Lizard Tail. Fish mint is a great plant to have in your yard because it looks different and can be used for many things.
Pros of Growing Fish Mint:
Tastes great: Fresh Fish Mint leaves have a strong minty taste with hints of pepper and lemon. It's a common item in Vietnamese food and can be used in salads, soups, stir-fries, and sauces, among other things.
Fish mint is a tough plant that does well in a wide range of temperatures and soil types, making it easy to grow. It grows quickly and doesn't need much care.
Fish mint has been used in traditional medicine for hundreds of years to treat a wide range of illnesses, such as coughs, colds, and stomach issues.
Brings pollinators: The bright flowers of Fish Mint bring bees, butterflies, and other good bugs to your yard.
Fish Mint's multicolored leaves make any flower bed look more interesting and add a splash of color.
How to Plant Fish Mint Seeds:
You can put fish mint seeds in pots or straight in the ground.
If you're planting in the ground, pick a spot with well-drained dirt that gets full sun to light shade.
Use potting mix that drains well if you are putting in pots.
Plant the seeds one to two inches deep and water them often.
In four to six weeks, the seeds will grow.
After the seeds have grown, thin them until you only have one strong plant left.
Regularly water the plants, especially when it's dry outside.
In 6 to 8 weeks, the fish mint will start to make leaves.
Some extra information:
Its Latin name is Houttuynia Cordata.
Herb that grows back every year
Sun exposure: from full sun to some shade
Type of soil: drains well
Days until harvest: 6–8 weeks Plant height: 1–2 feet
12 to 18 inches between each other
Zones of hardiness: 4–9