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Mint, Banana (Mentha arvensis)


Perennial

Aromatic

Culinary
Height: Spreading
Aspect: Sun or partial shade
Soil Type: Moist
Uses: Culinary
Care: Cut back after flowering. Ideally, lift, clean and divide root runners every autumn
Usually available: All year but usually March to September
Pot size supplied: Grown in a 10 cm (4 inch) pot
Hardiness: LEVEL 1 - see 'Description' tab below
Description:

Mint, Banana (Mentha arvensis)

Mint, Banana – Mentha arvensis

Mint, Banana – Mentha arvensis is a hardy perennial. A small-leaved, spreading mint which has the unmistakable scent of banana. You have to smell it to believe it!

Mauve flower spikes in summer that are also attractive to bees and pollinators.

A fun addition to iced summer drinks, desserts and milk shakes.

Compact growth makes it a good mint for growing in pots and containers.

£2.50

9 in stock

Product Description

This plant is grown in a 4″ (10cm) pot. It is ready to be placed (weather permitting) into it’s final position. You will receive an instruction label which gives you further cultural instructions.

Note: If the Plant is in season but not in stock it may be available in small quantities. please contact us for stock. Read more on availability here

This plant is LEVEL 1 – Fully hardy UK wide

These levels are determined by Norfolk Herbs and are to be used simply as a guide. Our levels go from 1 (fully hardy) to 6 (requires a heated environment over winter).

Additional information

Weight.5 kg
Height

Low

Life Cycle

Perennial

Colour

Pinks, Mauves, Blues

Ideal for Bee & Butterfly

Yes

Medicinal

Not Medicinal

Planting Position

Full Sun, Semi-Shade

Herbs for Tea

No

Ideal for Tubs & Containers

Yes but large container

Culinary Herbs

Desserts, Drinks, Garnish

Scented

Fruity

Herb Group

Mint

A-Z

M

Width / Spread

Indefinite, Vigorous Spreader

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