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 is a great mint to grow in low growing containers on your porch or a contained area in the ground. It does well with half day sun and in rocky, well drained soil.

Plant Uses

Generally used for fragrance in the garden, for controlling mosquitos and insects.
Very refreshing to use in teas and punches. Terrific in salads, vegetable and rice dishes.