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Mentha × gentilis

For sale by Home Farm - Wendy

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Ginger mint herbs are a delightful addition to fresh summer melon salads, as well as warm or cool teas and lemonade. Finely chopped pieces of mint can be added to softened butter for a delicious spread. Fresh grilled meats taste great with a lemon juice and mint leaf marinade.

Read more at Gardening Know How: Growing Ginger Mint: Care Of Ginger Mint Plants httpsgardeningknowhow.com/edible/herbs/mint/growing-ginger-mint.htm

Mentha × gentilis | Looe, Cornwall , PL13
Pot SizeTotal Price
0.25 litres
£1.50

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Plant Finder: about Mentha × gentilis

Common names

Ginger mint, Mint

Description

Mentha × gentilis (Ginger mint). A perennial hybrid cross of M. arvensis x M. spicata.

Cultivation

They are very frost hardy, and need sunshine and rich soil with lots of moisture. You can propagate from seed or by root division in spring or autumn.

Interest and use

Grown for their aromatic foliage, which is both decorative and used as a culinary herb.

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Mentha × gentilis | Longnor, Buxton, Staffordshire, SK17 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2017
  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilClay, Heavy, Light, Medium, Rich
  • WaterMoist

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    I can swap various mint varieties for named varieties of rosemary, thymes and bay. If you have any other herbs I might be interested in... just ask!

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