Mentha x piperita f. citrata 'Orange'Item #40010 USDA Hardiness Zone: 3 - 10
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A great garnish for ice cream or iced tea, this gourmet mint has a wonderful hint of orange mixed with the minty flavor. Crush fresh leaves into water or juice for a refreshing beverage, or add to iced tea. Spreads rapidly. Grows well in containers.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:MEN-tha pie-per-EE-taDeciduous/evergreen:HerbaceousGrowth habit:SpreadingAverage landscape size:Fast growing 1-2 ft. tall and wide, spreading.Foliage color:Dark GreenBlooms:SummerFlower color:WhiteGarden styleRustic
- CareCare InformationEasily grown in average, evenly moist, well-drained soils. Feed lightly in spring. Harvest mint leaves before bloom for best flavor. Shear occasionally to promote dense growth. Spreads quickly by underground stems if not contained.Light Needs:Partial shade to full sunWatering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.