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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

Growing conditions:
Grows anywhere
Flower Colour:
Mauve
Height x Spread:
60cm-1m x 90cm
Latin Name:
Mentha x villosa var. alopecuroides
Hardiness:
RHS rating H7

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  1. Very prompt delivery 4 Star Review

    Posted by on 7th Sep 2016

    Although ordered over a bank holiday weekend the plants arrived very promptly, well packed and in good condition.