6 great mints to grow

Different varieties are easy to grow ― and tasty, too

'Chocolate'

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'Chocolate'

Tastes like a peppermint patty. Fun to nibble and good for warm tea ― or add to ice cream.

'Curly’

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'Curly'

Pleasant fragrance. Texture a bit rough for eating, but fun garnish for cold drinks and berried desserts.  


‘Kentucky Colonel’

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'Kentucky Colonel'

Mild fruity-spearmint flavor. The traditional choice for mojitos and mint julep. Also good added to lemonade or iced tea.  


Egyptian

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Egyptian

Strong spearmint and fruit fragrance. Good choice for tabbouleh or raita (Indian yogurt salad).  


‘Habek’

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'Habek'

Musky and rather savory fragrance. Makes a great iced tea.  


‘Moroccan’

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'Moroccan'

Elements of both spearmint and peppermint in flavor and fragrance. Wonderful in salads. Also makes a good tea.

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