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Mint, Basil (Mentha x piperita f. citrata ‘Basil’)


Perennial

Aromatic

Culinary
Height: 2 feet
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, Basil (Mentha x piperita f. citrata ‘Basil’)

Mint, Basil – Mentha x piperita f. citrata ‘Basil’

Mint, Basil – Mentha x piperita f. citrata ‘Basil’ is a lush, aromatic mint with just a hint of basil scent. Pale purple flowers in summer that are attractive to pollinators.

A versatile mint to use in the kitchen, try in a tea, salads or even in a pesto.

As with all mints it is a vigorous grower. It will grow quite happily in a container where it can’t be too boisterous next to other plants!

THIS PLANT IS NOW WINTER DORMANT

£2.50

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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

2 – 3 Foot

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, Salads

Scented

Perfumed

Herb Group

Mint

A-Z

M

Width / Spread

Indefinite, Vigorous Spreader

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