mint - pineapple mint

pineapple mint or Mentha suaveolens 'Variegata'

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Buy mint - pineapple mint pineapple mint or Mentha suaveolens 'Variegata': Pineapple-scented leaves

  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: poor, moist soil
  • Rate of growth: fast-growing
  • Flowering period: July to August
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Pineapple-scented, grey-green leaves splashed with broad cream streaks and margins and dense spikes of pink or white summer flowers. This vigorous, variegated mint looks lovely growing in a large terracotta container. The leaves can be used to make an unusual mint sauce, added to salads or freshly-boiled new potatoes. or even on a fruit salad.

  • Garden care: To prevent mint from romping through a herb garden, restrict the spread by growing it in a sunken container, with adequate drainage holes. Lift and divide each year in spring, replanting the younger, vigorous sections of the plant in fresh compost

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