8 Types Of Mint To Grow In Your Garden

Spearmint (Mentha spicata): Spearmint is one of the most popular and widely grown varieties of mint. It has a refreshing flavor and is commonly used in culinary dishes, teas, and cocktails.

Peppermint (Mentha × piperita): Peppermint has a strong, cooling flavor with a hint of menthol. It is often used in candies, desserts, and herbal teas, as well as for its medicinal properties.

Chocolate Mint (Mentha × piperita 'Chocolate'): Chocolate mint has a delightful chocolatey flavor and aroma, making it a favorite for desserts, beverages, and garnishes.

Orange Mint (Mentha × piperita 'Citrata'): Orange mint has a citrusy aroma and flavor reminiscent of oranges. It can be used in salads, fruit dishes, and beverages for a refreshing twist.

Apple Mint (Mentha suaveolens): Apple mint has a mild, fruity flavor with hints of apple. It is often used in salads, sauces, and beverages, as well as for its aromatic foliage.

Lemon Mint (Mentha × piperita 'Citrata'): Lemon mint has a bright, citrusy flavor similar to lemon. It is commonly used in teas, salads, and desserts, as well as for its fragrant leaves.

Ginger Mint (Mentha × gracilis 'Variegata'): Ginger mint has a spicy, warming flavor with hints of ginger. It can be used in a variety of dishes, including Asian cuisine, desserts, and beverages.

Corsican Mint (Mentha requienii): Corsican mint is a low-growing variety with a strong, peppermint-like flavor.

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