(Mentha x piperata)
Please note that this plant will be in the process of dying back for winter, but will reshoot in the spring.
Height/spread: 45cm. Spreading habit.
Flowers: Pale purple flowers. Dark green/bronze leaves.
Sun/shade: Happy in sun or partial shade
Maintenance: Divide each autumn to maintain vigour. A hardy perennial that dies back in the winter.
Soil: Tolerates most soil types that are rich and not too dry.
Harvesting: Pick leaves when needed. Freeze or dry leaves for winter use.
Cooking uses: The best choice for the perfect peppermint tea. Said to aid digestion and combat flatulence!
‘Please note this plant is herbaceous. It will die back in the winter months to reshoot in the spring’
- ConditionsSun / Partial Shade
- Herb TypeMints
- Plant TypeHerb
- Use WithTeas and Drinks