Mentha x piperita 'Mitcham' - Peppermint 'Mitcham'

Hardy / perennial / spice plant, teas, medicinal plant /  H. up to 60 cm/  half shade to shade  / humus rich soil / blossom colour pink / flowering time  7, 8, 9

Mints are rich in volatile oils of variable composition. The menthol gives the typical smell and taste, which are simultaneously cool and warming. Peppermint has pale, purple flowers in summer, a strong peppermint scent of the leaves. Strongest flavour of the Peppermints.