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Mentha x piperita f.citrata 'Lime' (Lime Mint)

£4.75
Aspect:
Full Sun
Aspect:
Light/Partial Shade
Soil Type:
Most Types
Soil Type:
Wet / Boggy
Colour:
Purple

See full plant description below.

Plant Details

Probably our favourite mint. The leaves of this mint smell and taste strongly of lime (with a minty twist) and make a wonderful tea, or can be added to iced drinks. Also useful in fish and chicken dishes.

Spikes of attractive purple flowers in summer.

Height: 40cm

All flavoured mints smell first of mint, with the flavour being the secondary scent. The best example of this is mint chocolate, where you can taste both chocolate and mint.

Common name(s): Lime mint

Photo: User:Sunnysingh22 / CC BY-SA

All our plants are supplied in 9x10cm pots unless otherwise specified. Plants in this size pot establish quickly in the garden and often outpace plants in bigger pots planted at the same time. We do not sell 'plug plants' because those need to be grown on before planting. Our potted plants can be planted immediately, unless otherwise noted, or you can leave them in their pots until you are ready to plant. We grow everything we sell ourselves, in our nursery in the Buckinghamshire countryside.