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

£3.50

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.

Lemon Mint (Mentha piperita x citrata) Herb in a 9 cm Pot 

Lemon Mint is a native of Europe, but has been naturalised worldwide. 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.

Lemon Mint will produce small mauve flower spikes in mid to late summer, and grow 30-45cm tall.

Herb Uses

 The lemon scented leaves blend well for use in cordials and salads, and they make a refreshing lemony-mint tea.This mint variety is also used in sauces to compliment fish dishes.

Buy Lemon Mint Online

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

 

 

Mentha x piperita f. citrata 'Lemon', (Lemon Mint) Herb Plant
Aspect/Site Any
Soil Type Any soil
Flower Colour Mauve
Height 45cm
Spread 60cm
Latin Name Mentha x piperita f. citrata 'Lemon'
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
  • 5
    Mint /Oregano /Marjoram

    Posted by John Rushton on 28th Jun 2021

    All three arrived very shortly after ordering in excellent recyclable packing. All very fresh, excellent condition and have subsequently been planted in the garden and are doing well. Very happy.