Orange mint 'Granada'

planting site / location:
sunny to half shaded
planting distance:
25 x 25 cm
soil / fertilisation:
When bedding out use slow-release fertiliser and extra liquid fertilser when needed.
Keep wet.
gardener's tip:
Has medium growth and grows subterranean runners. Overwintering in open air is possible.
The orange mint has a wonderful orange flavour. The decorative leaves are used as a whole or chopped to provide a better flavour. Perfect for the preparation of desserts and teas.


german term: Orange mint
botanical termn: Mentha piperita
plant height: 40-60 cm
life cycle: perennial
harvest season: perennial
flowering season: July to September
use: For teas and seasoning dishes. Highly decorative in mixed beds and on balconies.
colour palette: green