Common Garden Mint: Mentha Spicata. Hardy Perennial. (3xGarden Ready Plants Supplied)
Mint plants are one of the most versatile and useful plants around! They are an invaluable cookery ingredient that will add panache to any dish. Very easy to grow and making themselves at home in both full shade (even on a North facing wall) or full sun with very little maintenance required even beginner gardeners will have no problems growing them. They are also a fantastic way to introduce children to growing and gardening. Mints look stunning planted in hanging baskets, tubs, patios and tubs where their cascading habit creates a wonderful effect.
Wonderful aromas will entrance any visitors to your garden, including the inquisitive wildlife your mint will attract.
When you harvest your fresh mint, simply snip the top leaves first because this will encourage the plant to shoot from the base and this will also help to keep your Mints looking their best!
Common Garden Mint is sometimes called Potato Mint or best known as Traditional Garden Mint. When you taste new potatoes with fresh mint from your garden you know that spring has sprung and the winter will soon be just a memory! The aromatic leaves of this wonderful variety of mint make it simply the very best mint for using with the traditional New Potato Season, making your new potatoes taste EXTRAORDINARY!
Culinary Tip: Perfect to use to make a mint saucec for any sunday roast!
position: sun or shade, patio containers or garden borders.
scent: a traditional mint aroma.
height & spread: 1m if not pruned
culinery: Makes a perfect mint sauce for any sunday roast
Unique uses: Add finely chopped leaves sparingly to potato salad, chicken stuffing, boil mint leaves with cabbage. Adds scented foliage to your hanging baskets and patio pots
wildlife care: attractive to ladybirds, butterflies and bees.
3 x Common Garden Mint Plants growing in 7cm pots. Hardy perennial plants sent with pots to protect the root system.
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