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Basil Mint, Basil - MENTHA × PIPERITA f. citrata

Basil Mint, Basil - MENTHA × PIPERITA f. citrata

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Basil Mint (Mentha × piperita f. citrata), a delightful fusion of two aromatic herbs – Basil and Mint. This unique hybrid offers a refreshing and invigorating fragrance, creating a sensory delight for both culinary and ornamental purposes. Basil Mint combines the sweet essence of Basil with the cool, minty undertones, making it a versatile addition to any garden or kitchen. Whether you're an avid cook or a gardening enthusiast, this plant is sure to elevate your experience with its exceptional aroma and flavour.

Key Features:
Distinct Aroma: Basil Mint boasts a captivating aroma that combines the sweet notes of Basil with the refreshing scent of Mint. It adds a unique and delightful fragrance to your indoor or outdoor space.

Culinary Versatility: Elevate your culinary creations with the exceptional flavour profile of Basil Mint. Use the leaves to add a refreshing twist to salads, teas, cocktails, and a variety of dishes. It's a must-have herb for any kitchen garden.

Easy to Grow: This hybrid herb is relatively easy to cultivate, making it suitable for both novice and experienced gardeners. Provide well-draining soil, ample sunlight, and moderate watering for optimal growth.

Ornamental Appeal: Beyond its culinary uses, Basil Mint adds an aesthetic charm to your garden. The lush green foliage and fragrant leaves make it an attractive addition to herb gardens, borders, or container plantings.

Health Benefits: Basil Mint is not just a culinary delight; it also offers potential health benefits. Mint is known for its digestive properties, while Basil is rich in antioxidants. Together, they create a powerful combination for both taste and well-being.

• Botanical Name: Mentha × piperita f. citrata
• Common Name: Basil Mint
• Type: Perennial Herb
• Height: 12-18 inches
• Spread: 12-24 inches
• Sun Exposure: Full sun to partial shade
• Soil Type: Well-draining, fertile soil
• Watering: Regular, moderate watering
• Harvest Time: Leaves can be harvested throughout the growing season.
• Uses: Culinary, ornamental
• Hardiness Zone: 4-9 (may vary)

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