Culinary perfect peppermint.
Peppermint is a culinary hero, bursting with green vibrancy, perfect for summer delights. It loves to spread, so popping it in a pot keeps it in check. Known for its cool, refreshing taste, this perennial is a hit in dishes and a go-to for tea lovers. Grow peppermint seeds near a path; you'll love the fresh scent every time you pass by. It’s a refreshing regular in kitchens and gardens, inviting relaxed strolls for a dash of minty freshness. With its evergreen charm and signature scent, Peppermint is a garden favourite.
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- Brilliantly grown in containers or window boxes.
- The oil in mint promotes hive health for bees.
- A multitude of herbal uses from teas, cooking and aromatherapy.
when to sow
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Peppermint, or Mentha piperita, is a perennial herb that originated from Europe and Asia and is frequently used as a flavour in food and beverages. This herb, also known as common mint, lamb mint, or garden mint, is low-maintenance and easy to cultivate, returning year after year.
In The Records
Mint is native to Europe and has been cultivated since ancient times. The Romans are thought to have introduced mint to Britain. Popular in Morocco as a symbol of hospitality served with green tea, fresh leaves and sugar.
|Features||Perfect for pots, perennial herb and most light conditions|
|Locations||Window box, balconies, containers and garden beds|
|Effort Level||Looks after itself|
|Botanical Name||Mentha Piperita|
|Other Names||Red gum|
|Pot Size||25 cm|
|Pet/Baby Safe||Toxic to dogs|
|Number of Seeds||500|
|Sowing Tips||Scatter thinly onto damp but well drained soil and cover. Place in a clear sealed container and keep in a sunny spot until germination.|
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