Earth Sky Time

In the garden and beyond

Apple mint

Leave a comment


Apple Mint

This delightful mint variety has slightly fuzzy leaves that have a delicate, apple scent. It resents dry conditions more than other varieties, so choose a site where the soil stays fairly moist.

Like all mint plants, apple mint is pollinator-friendly, attracting bees and butterflies to its lavender flowers in late summer. Bees and butterflies need our help.

For a delicious herbal tea, steep the leaves in hot water, strain and drink hot or iced.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s