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Apple mint

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Apple-Mint

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.

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