Mentha X piperita ‘Piperita’

A spreading perennial that is easy to grow featuring a beautiful fragrance and small leaves. Petite lilac flowers appear in summer.

  • Growing Tip: Requires a moist position with good drainage. Tip prune regularly to promote new growth. Best grown in pots to limit spread.
  • Position: Part shade
  • Height / Spacing: 30-60cm, 60cm
  • Lifespan: Perennial
  • Use: Adds flavour to salads and desserts. Add dried leaves to potpourri. Infuse leaves to make a tea reputed to relieve nausea.
  • Companion Planting: Mints are said to repel aphids, moths, ants and mice. Attracts pollinating bees.
  • Range: 100mm Herb pots, Zest 200mm

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