Mint – Strawberry
Mentha x spicata

Zone: 4 - 9
Height: 18 - 24"

General: Aromatic leaves have a sweet, strawberry-like fragrance. Leaves may be used fresh or dried. Mints are vigorous spreaders and should be contained; plant in containers sunk into the ground.

Culinary Uses: Lovely in fruit salads, makes an excellent tea, and the flowers themselves are edible.

Medicinal Uses: Used to relieve symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome, can be used to inhibit the growth of some types of bacteria, and can be used to freshen breath.

Ornamental Uses: A wonderfully scented herb that is reminiscent of strawberries with a fruit base. A compact plant with petite green leaves.

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