12 rooted cuttings 510778-12 £14.95 Delivery mid April
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We can never have enough mint and so trialled lots of new ones last year.

Wait until you taste this basil variety – like basil but so much easier to grow in spring and autumn as well as summer, plus 'Eau de Cologne' for your bath, 'Moroccan' for teas, potatoes and sauce, 'Chocolate Peppermint' for puddings and the 'Basil' for oils and vinegars.

This collection contains 3 rooted cuttings each of:
  • Mint 'Basil'
  • Mint 'Eau de Cologne'
  • Mint 'Moroccan'
  • Mint 'Chocolate Peppermint'
Genus Mentha spicata, Mentha x piperita, Mentha x piperita f. Citrate, Mentha x piperita f.citrata 'Basil'
Type Herbaceous Perennial
Common Name Eau de cologne plant, Moroccan Mint, Basil Mint, Chocolate Peppermint
Border Position Front
Soil Type Neutral
Scent Scented
Site Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture Well-drained
Height 90cm (36in)
Spacing 30cm (12in)
Care Tips Perfect for containers. If it gets woody, prune it back hard.
Storing Use immediately or store in a plastic bag in the fridge for a couple of days.
Harvesting The flavour is strongest just before flowering in late summer.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
Advice & Videos
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Healthy, sustaining and absolutely delicious. You could use sorrel instead of mint for the sauce.

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 This raw Brussels sprouts salad is full of flavour and a delicious winter treat that is light and satisfying.

Home-made tea – tisane recipes

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Reviewed 20th September 2018 by Kate

Very good indeed. Thanks. The birders are still full of the cosmos. They were excellent.