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Mint Plant - Variegated Apple Mint

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Mentha suaveolens 'Variegata'

Variegated apple mint is a strong-growing perennial with highly decorative cream and white leaves.

  • Hardy perennial.
  • Reaches 18" (45 cms) in height.
  • Can be used to make mint jelly.
  • Can be used to treat nausea.

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

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The variegated type is extremely ornamental, with soft, hairy oval leaves that are green edged with cream. In late summer it produces dense spikes of highly scented tiny pink /mauve flowers. Native to southern and western Europe, apple mint is a strong-growing perennial with a speading habit. 

Known to the Greeks as the herb of hospitality, mint was first used as a room deodoriser. The sweet, fruity fragrance of variegated apple mint makes it an ideal addition to fruit drinks. 

  • Perennial.
  • Highly ornamental.
  • Grows to 18" (45 cms) in height.
  • Prefers poor, moist soil but happy in most conditions.
  • Likes a full sun position but will tolerate partial shade.
  • Can be invasive so best grown in a container.
  • Cut back at end of season.
  • Trim off all-green shoots to avoid reversion to parent type .
  • Attractive to bees.
  • Culinary Uses
  • Can be used to make apple mint jelly.
  • Can be used in mint tea.
  • Ideal as a garnish for salads.
  • Fresh leaves can be chopped into soft cheese or yoghurt.
  • Medicinal Uses
  • Traditionally used to treat stomach and chest pains.
  • Can be used to treat nausea.
  • Other Uses
  • Used in pot pourri.
  • Used as insect repellent.

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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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