Mint Basil, Mentha Mentha x piperita f.citrata ‘Basil’, 50 mm pot or bare-rooted plant

basil mint

Basil Mint – Your Basil in Winter!

Basil Mint in the Kitchen:

Basil mint emits a marvellous refreshing combination of sweet basil and mint when crushed. It does wonders in any salads.

Basil Mint to repeal Insects:

Basil mint has a strong aroma which  makes it a good insect repellant. Try crushing leaves and rubbing it on your skin.

Basil Mint in the Garden:

This mint looks ever fresh and healthy and is not bothered by insects. Very easy to grow, hardy perennial, does well in pots. Likes a moist spot in sun to partial shade, ideal groundcover under trees in neglected spots. Spreads joyfully and reaches 60cm in height. Prune back when stems get woody.

I wrote a blog entry about all the mint varieties and cultivars available in Australia:

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Family: Caryophyllaceae

Height + Width:

Frost Hardiness: Hardy in Katoomba




Country of Origin: Eastern Cape of South Africa


Common names: African Dream Root, Undlela Ziimhlophe (White Ways/Paths), Ubulawu



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