Pineapple Mint

Plant Specifications Mentha suaveolens. Perennial. Morning Sun/Filtered Shade. Height 12” Width: 18” A variegated applemint with round pale, leaves but a scent like pineapple. Small wrinkled variegated leaves, like a yellow to a lime color varigation. Very striking and showy mint. In the Garden Pineapple Mint needs a well drained soil and a half-day of…

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Wintergreen Mint

Plant Specifications Mentha x spicata. Perennial. Morning Sun/Filtered Shade. Height 18-20” Width: 30” Strong flavored version of spearmint. Prefers rich, moist soil. In the Garden Wintergreen Mint needs a well drained soil and a half-day of sun. It is very invasive and will send out underground runners throughtout your garden so plant it in an…

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Spearmint

Plant Specifications Mentha x spicata . Perennial. Morning Sun/Filtered. Height 36” Width: 36” Spearmint is the most commonly used culinary and medicinal mint. Pear shaped leaves with intense bright green color stems. with a serrated edge leaf. Smooth, lush growth, growing up and out. Very fast growing mint, a very aggressive spreader. In the Garden…

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Red Stem Apple Mint

Plant Specifications Mentha suaveolens. Perennial. Morning Sun/Filtered Shade. Height: 24” Width: 30-36” Soft round fuzzy leaves and stems. Can grow as a carpet under fruit trees. With flowers are white to pink. When blooming, around mid summer. In the Garden Red Stem Apple Mint needs a well drained soil and a half-day of sun. It…

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Peppermint Mint

Plant Specifications Coming Soon In the Garden Peppermint needs a well drained soil and a half-day of sun. It is very invasive and will send out underground runners throughtout your garden so plant it in an isolated space or in a container. The leaves of this plant have serrated edges and are green with a…

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Pennyroyal Mint

Plant Specifications Mentha pulegium. Morning Sun. Height: generally low growing 3” When Blooming: 9-12”. Width: 24-30” A very low growing, ground cover, keeps felas nad mosquitos away. In the Garden Pennyroyal Mint is a low growing mint that makes an excellent ground cover. Plant it in a well drained soil and with a hal-day of…

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Orange Mint

Plant Specifications Mentha Aquatica. Perennial. Morning Sun or Filtered Shade. Height: 24” Width: 24” The round shaped leaves are smooth surfaced and often tinted purple and red mounted on a dark red stem. As the weather cools the leaves will turn even more purple. It can grow tall, but grows bushlike. With blooms of lavender…

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Lemon Essence Mint

Plant Specifications Mentha piperita citrata cv. Perennial. Morning Shade/Filtered Sun. Height: 10” Width: 24 -30″ A Mint that has a slight scent of lemon, and slow growing. A spreader but not invasive. Crinkly light green leaves on square stems. In the Garden This delightful mint tends to be less as invasive as other mints. It…

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Grapefruit Mint

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Curled Mint

Plant Specifications Menta spicata ‘Crispa’. Perennial, but in in South Texas, treated as an annual. Plenty of sunlight but not the heat – Mints prefer ‘Cool’ sunlight (light or partial shade) Height: 12 – 18″ A taller mint that shows off bright green leaves that are curled. The taste and smell are similar to spearmint.…

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