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Mentha x villosa var. alopecuroides ('Bowles' Apple Mint) Herb Plant

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Bowles Mint (Mentha x villosa var. alopecuroides) Herb in 9cm Pot 

Mentha x villosa var. alopecuroides 'Bowles' mint, also known as 'Bowles' Apple mint  is a native of Europe, but has been naturalised worldwide. This hardy perennial is essentially a culinary herb.  Mint will thrive anywhere, preferring moist partly shady areas, and are easy to grow from cuttings or replanting of runners, although it is slightly less aggressive than common mint. To control spread, this herb should be planted in sunken bottomless containers to be on the safe side if you don't want any spread.Keep well watered to ensure good leaf production.

Bowles Applemint  will produce small mauve flower spikes in summer, and grow 60cm-1m tall.

Herb Usage

'Bowles' Apple mint can be used in sauces to compliment meats (mint sauce with lamb), soups, salads, vegetable dishes, sweet dishes and drinks. The subtle taste of apple mint makes it an excellent choice for culinary use, also great in a mojito!

Buy 'Bowles' Apple Mint Online

Our potted 'Bowles' Apple mint herb plants are generally available to buy online between March and September.

Other Details

Soil Type:
Any soil
Flower Colour:
Latin Name:
Mentha x villosa var. alopecuroides
RHS rating H7 - Very hardy
Soups and Sauces
Teas and Tissanes
Special Features:
Pollinator Friendly
Type of Garden:

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  1. I would happily buy from them again 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 19th Aug 2020

    sturdy healthy plant arrived promptly

  2. Excellent 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 3rd Jul 2020

    Lovely plants, excellent customer service, will use again. Thank you.

  3. PERFECT BOWLES MINT 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 16th Jun 2020

    I was expecting the herb plants that I ordered to be really quite small. Imagine my surprise when they arrived, and I found them to be too big for the pots that I had bought for them !!!. Expertly packed and delivered safely, and extremely healthy looking plants. Will come back to Hoos Green again.

  4. Lovely quality herbs, carefully packaged and delivered quickly 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 9th Jun 2020

    Very impressed with quality of plants.

  5. excellent service 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 27th Mar 2019

    stocks had run out when I ordered Bowles apple mint last year;I was delighted to receive a reminder that the mint was again available.I think it only took 3 days to be delivered in good packaging.All round excellent experience; thankyou

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