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Mentha x piperita f. citrata 'Lime' (Lime Mint) Herb Plant


Some Herbs may be too tall for our standard packaging and will be trimmed to fit. This will not be detrimental to the plant but will mean that these herbs will flower later in the year.

The Blister packs used to protect our beautiful herbs during transit are made from 100% recycled plastic and can be recycled kerbside.

Mentha piperita x citrata 'Lime' (Lime Mint) Herb Plant in 9cm Pot

This hardy perennial herb is native of Europe, but has been naturalised worldwide. Lime mint is a vigorous plant with attractive bronze green leaves, and a fresh lime scent. Mint will thrive anywhere, preferring moist partly shady areas, and are easy to grow from cuttings or replanting of runners. To control spread, this herb should be planted in sunken bottomless containers and kept well watered to ensure good leaf production. Lime Mint will produce small mauve flower spikes in mid to late summer, and grows 30-45cm tall.

Herb Usage

Complements meats (mint sauce with lamb), soups, salads, vegetable dishes, sweet dishes and drinks. Add to fruit dishes or summer drinks.

Buy Lime Mint Online

Our potted Lime Mint herb plants are generally availiable to buy online between March and September.

Mentha x piperita f. citrata 'Lime' (Lime Mint) Herb Plant
Aspect/Site Any
Soil Type Any soil
Flower Colour Mauve
Height 45cm
Spread 60cm
Latin Name Mentha x piperita f. citrata 'Lime'
Hardiness RHS rating H7 - Very hardy
Culinary Desserts/Drinks
Scented Foliage
Medicinal/Cosmetic Teas and Tissanes
Flowering/Harvest/Interest Summer
Special Features Pollinator Friendly
Type of Garden Container/Patio
  • 4
    Efficient delivery

    Posted by John Chadwick on 6th May 2020

    Also bought Mentha spicata 'Tashkent' Both arrived in timely fashion, well packaged, and seem to be doing well now they have been replanted.

  • 5
    Lime mint

    Posted by Emily on 29th Apr 2020

    Mint arrived very quickly and in excellent condition. Wonderful lime fragranced leaves. Looking forward to adding to a summer tipple. Excellent service from this nursery. Looking forward to buying many more herbs from them

  • 5
    Great plants

    Posted by Emily on 24th Apr 2020

    Herbs arrived very quickly and in great condition Very well packaged. Definitely recommend this nursery

  • 5
    Fantastic plants

    Posted by Sally on 21st Jun 2016

    Delivery was incredibly quick and the really high quality plants were beautifully packed, in excellent condition and I was delighted with my order Definitely be my first choice for herbs in the future.