Botanical Name: Mentha x piperita
Mainly used for herbal tea and for traditional recipes such as mint sauce. To dry your home grown herbs, cut the stems before flowering begins and hang in bunches in a cool dry place. Perfect for containers mint is a pleasure to have in the garden when its aromatic leaves can be enjoyed.
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Plants required to Pollinate
1 (Self Pollinating)
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Can it Handle Frosts?
Likes Temps above 5deg, Sometimes, Yes
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All Leaves (Evergreen)
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Frequent Watering, Moderate Watering
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Sun or Shade
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Good Drainage, Poor Drainage (Clay)
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