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Basil Mint


This variety combines the traditional mint flavour with more than a hint of basil.  Chefs suggest that once cooked into a dish the mint element of the flavour is burned away, leaving only more predominantly basil flavour.


  • Latin Name Mentha x piperita f. citrata 'Basil'

    Type: Perennial

    Soil Type: Moist Soil

    Where should I plant this variety? Sun or partial shade

    How tall does it grow? Approx 60cm

    How much space does it need? Spreads rapidly. Keep contained

    When does it flower?

    Basil Mint flowers over late summer.

    Top care tips: Prune back after flowering and divide late in the year. Keep this variety contained!