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Mint Plant - Basil Mint

Image of Basil Mint leaves
Image of Basil Mint leaves
Image of Basil Mint
Image of Basil Mint leaves

Mentha x piperita f.citrata 'Basil'

  • Hardy Perennial.
  • Very Easy to Grow.
  • We recommend growing this in pots.

Supplied as a pot grown plant grown in a 7cm pot.

Available from APPROXIMATELY late July / early August 2021

1 or more £2.95GBP each. Group & quantity discounts
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A mint plant that smells of Basil - may seen bizarre but actually really nice! A fragrance not to be missed!

  • Hardy perennial.
  • We recommend growing in a container (as it likes to spread).
  • Likes full sun or partial shade.
  • Likes a well drained soil.
  • Reaches approximately 2 feet (60 cm) tall.
  • If it gets woody, prune it back hard.
  • Pale purple flowers in Summer.
  • Culinary Uses
  • Excellent for making pesto!
  • Using in salad.
  • Can be dried.
  • Tea.
  • Can be used in oil and vinegar.
  • Medicinal Uses
  • Has anti-inflammatory properties.
  • Can be used as an antiseptic or for anti-bacterial purposes.
  • Can ease digestion or help stomach upsets (as a tea).
  • Can be used as a mouth wash to help gum infections.
  • Cold tea can be used as an eye wash.
  • Chewing the leaves can help flatulence, heart burn and help combat bad breath.
  • Other Uses
  • Can deter mice

Disclaimer
As with all alternative medicines and plants with purported medicinal benefits it is important to inform your health care providers that you are using them; this helps to ensure safe and coordinated care. We can accept no liability for any side effect or contingency from any allergy or any other cause or harm that may arise. If in doubt please do consult a medical practitioner before using.

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Plant Passport Registration Number: GB-34265