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Mentha 'Berries & Cream' (Mint 'Berries & Cream') Herb Plant

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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.

Mint 'Berries & Cream'(Mentha 'Berries & Cream') Herb in 9 cm Pot

There is a hint of fruity scent over a spearmint base with this lovely mint, which produces a profusion of tasty leaves during the growing season. It is hardy and like most species of the mint family has a spreading habit, so is well suited to being grown in a container.

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. 'Berries & Cream' will produce small mauve flower spikes in summer, and grow 45cm tall.

Herb Uses

Mint 'Berries & Cream' can be used as a garnish for Summer drinks, try adding this to a mojito for a fruity twist on the classic. Add a fresh taste to ice creams and sorbets or use in baking to add a Fruity/Mint hit. A fresh mint tea made from the leaves will be refreshing on hot summer days and an alternative to classic mint tea adding a subtle fruity overtone. As a mint sauce combined with roast lamb, Mint 'Berries & Cream' adds a whole new dimension to this traditional English dish.

Buy Mint 'Berries & Cream' Online

Our potted Mint 'Berries & Cream' herb plants are generally available to buy online between March and September.

 

 

           

Mentha 'Berries & Cream' (Mint 'Berries & Cream') Herb Plant
Aspect/Site Any
Soil Type Any soil
Flower Colour Mauve
Height 45cm
Spread 60cm
Latin Name Mentha 'Berries & Cream'
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 Herb