(Mentha rotundifolia var. variegata)
An attractive mint with cream and green leaves. A great addition to any herb bed for both visual impact and great taste.
Flowers: Spikes of white flowers in summer
Sun/shade: Partial shade
Maintenance: Remove flowers to promote further leaf growth.
Soil: Moist, deep soil
Harvesting: Hardy, perennial that dies back in winter. Pick leaves through the growing season.
Cooking uses: Has a pleasant pineapple flavour and the leaves are ideal to add to salads, fruit cups and punches.
Other Uses: Particularly good for potpourri - especially fruity ones
‘Please note this plant is herbaceous. It will die back in the winter months to reshoot in the spring’