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Mint Plant - Ginger Mint

Image of Ginger Mint
Image of Ginger Mint
Image of Ginger Mint

Mentha x gracilis

  • Tiger striped leaf.
  • Amazing little lilac flowers.
  • Ginger scented.
  • Cross between Spearmint and Corn mint.

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

Available from APPROXIMATELY late June / early July 2021

1 or more £2.95GBP each. Group & quantity discounts
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Pollinator Friendly

Also known as Slender, Scotch, Red, Austrian, Red stemmed, Golden apple, Little-leaved or Vietnamese Mint.

Almost tiger striped leaf, with the orange stripes running down the green leaves with a apple/ginger fragrance.

This is a hybrid mint from Metha arvensis (Field or Corn Mint)and Mentha spicata (Spearmint).

In the 14th century mint was used for teeth whitening!

Recognised to be an excellent attractant and nectar source for bees and other beneficial insects.

  • Perennial.
  • Reaches 12 - 24" (30 - 60 cm) tall.
  • Small lilac flowers which appear along the red stems.
  • Prefer a full sun position but will take partial shade.
  • Likes a well drained soil, particularly during Winter.
  • Recommended for pot growing as is invasive.
  • Culinary Uses
  • Excellent variety for making tea.
  • Flowers are edible.
  • Great addition to salad.
  • Particularly good accompaniment to melon and tomatoes!
  • A nice addition to homemade lemonade.
  • Sometimes used to flavour chewing gum.
  • Good for mint sauce.
  • Medical Uses
  • Has antiseptic properties.
  • Can be good for digestion disorders.
  • Can be used to ease headaches and fevers.
  • Other Uses
  • Pot pourri.
  • Can be used to deter mice, rats and deer.

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. Not recommended whilst pregnant. Can be toxic if used in high doses.

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Plant Passport Registration Number: GB-34265