Mint – Mojito
Mentha x villosa

Zone: 3-7
Height: 32"

General: Mounds of aromatic green leaves with very distinct mint fragrance and flavor. It is the choice mint for Mojitos.

Culinary Uses: Mint mojito can be dried and used as a tea. It has rich flavor that is perfect with heartier herbs like rosemary and sage. Mojito is a great herb to use to make scented oil for salves and is a nice ingredient in mint jelly. A marinade for chicken or pork can be made from it as well. Of course, it is also the main ingredient in the iconic Mojito cocktail made popular by James Bond.

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