Mint for the tea

1,95

Mint for the tea

1,95

Mint belongs to the lamiaceae family. Mint is an easy herb for the garden. It keeps mosquitoes at bay and can be used in many drinks and dishes. Mint consists of several types. There are numerous crosses available: Spearmint (Mentha spicata), apple mint or white mint (Mentha suaveolens), field mint (Mentha arvensis), Peppermint (Mentha x Piperita) and woolly mint (Mentha x Rotundifolia). Some mints are found in Australia and North America, others are native to Europe and Asia. Most varieties can be grown in your own garden without any problems. In the wild, the herb is no longer found so often.

Mint is a functional herb. It keeps pests away, gives a pleasant smell in the linen closet and it ensures mosquito-free evenings. The medicinal effect of mint is versatile. The essential oil of peppermint can be used for numerous complaints, such as stomach upset, cold, fever, asthma, toothache, diarrhea, sinusitus and headache.

Sow

Mint loves cool, humid places. In that respect, the Netherlands is extremely suitable for the cultivation of mint. When planting mint, it is necessary to take into account usury. The plant propagates via suckers: these are root-like stems that grow underground and form shoots. Use pots or plastic bags to prevent proliferation. For planting mint, choose a well-drained soil with a lot of humus or compost. Plant mint at least thirty centimeters apart and water generously. In winter, the mint should be repotted to a greenhouse or in a cool place indoors.

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Mint belongs to the lamiaceae family. Mint is an easy herb for the garden. It keeps mosquitoes at bay and can be used in many drinks and dishes. Mint consists of several types. There are numerous crosses available: Spearmint (Mentha spicata), apple mint or white mint (Mentha suaveolens), field mint (Mentha arvensis), Peppermint (Mentha x Piperita) and woolly mint (Mentha x Rotundifolia). Some mints are found in Australia and North America, others are native to Europe and Asia. Most varieties can be grown in your own garden without any problems. In the wild, the herb is no longer found so often.

Mint is a functional herb. It keeps pests away, gives a pleasant smell in the linen closet and it ensures mosquito-free evenings. The medicinal effect of mint is versatile. The essential oil of peppermint can be used for numerous complaints, such as stomach upset, cold, fever, asthma, toothache, diarrhea, sinusitus and headache.

Sow

Mint loves cool, humid places. In that respect, the Netherlands is extremely suitable for the cultivation of mint. When planting mint, it is necessary to take into account usury. The plant propagates via suckers: these are root-like stems that grow underground and form shoots. Use pots or plastic bags to prevent proliferation. For planting mint, choose a well-drained soil with a lot of humus or compost. Plant mint at least thirty centimeters apart and water generously. In winter, the mint should be repotted to a greenhouse or in a cool place indoors.

Additional information

Weight 0,0200 kg
USDA zone

Zone 11: >+4.4 degrees

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