mint - Bowles's mint

Bowles's mint / Mentha × villosa var. alopecuroides 'Bowles's mint'

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Buy mint - Bowles's mint Bowles's mint / Mentha × villosa var. alopecuroides 'Bowles's mint': Good in mint sauces / jellies also with potatoes, peas & salads

This herb dies back to below ground level each year in autumn, then fresh new growth appears again in spring.

  • Position: full sun or part shade
  • Soil: humus-rich, moisture retentive soil
  • Rate of growth: fast
  • Flowering Period: July to August
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    The soft leaves of this delicous perennial are great for making sauces and jellies, which can be used with your roast lamb. Alternatively, use a sprig or while cooking potatoes or peas - or sprinkle it over salads.

  • Garden care: When plants have finished flowering in summer, cut flowered shoots back to 5cm (2in) above the surface of the compost. Mint can be vigorous in the garden so unless you want a large clump, you can contain it by planting it in a large pot. Do keep well watered though.

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