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Mentha requienii, (Corsican Mint) Herb Plant

  • Buy Mentha requienii, Corsican Mint | Buy Herb Plant Online in 9cm Pot
  • Buy Mentha requienii, Corsican Mint | Herb Plant for Sale in 9cm Pot
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Corsican Mint (Mentha requienii)Herb in 9cm Pot

Mentha requienii is a native of Europe, but has been naturalised worldwide.  Corsican mint has a peppermint taste, but due to its small size, is more of an ornamental plant than a culinary one. Corsican Mint prefers, moist partly shady areas,. It does not like to dry out.

Corsican mint is a ground cover and produces tiny purple flowers, growing no higher than 1/2" (12mm)

Herb Usage

 Corsican mint is used in the preparation of Creme de Menthe The traditional formula steeps dried peppermint or Corsican mint leaves in grain alcohol for several weeks (creating a naturally green color), followed by filtration and addition of sugar.

Buy Garden Mint Online

Our potted Corsican Mint herb plants are generally available to buy online between March and September.


Other Details

Growing conditions:
Grows anywhere
Flower Colour:
Purple
Height x Spread:
10cm x spreading
Latin Name:
Mentha requienii
Hardiness:
RHS rating H4

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  1. Lovely plants. 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 28th Sep 2015

    Lovely, healthy plants. Very speedy delivery. Thank you!