Common Name: Mint – Apple
Latin Name: Mentha suaveolens
Description: Upright stems with round, soft woolly foliage and pink to white flower spikes in autumn. Invasive habit makes it best grown in large tubs. Perennial. 40cm.
Harvesting: Leaves can be harvested at any time. Best used fresh.
Best Results: If plant looks lanky, cut down very hard and cover with compost. New growth will soon appear.
Uses: Use in summer drinks or blend with other mints for an herbal tea. Include in applesauce to serve with pork.
Companion: Can be planted in shady areas as a living mulch or groundcover.