White peppermint 'Swiss'

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.
watering:
Keep wet.
gardener's tip:
Has medium growth and grows subterranean runners.
The Swiss mint delights with a lovely fresh citrous fragrant. Its essential oils can be used to help you with bowel complaints and colds. In addition, mint is known as an appetite stimulator. Brew the leaves with hot water and enjoy them as tea or inhale the pleasant steam to get a quick effect.

hardy

german term: White peppermint
botanical termn: Mentha piperita
plant height: 30-80 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