Calamint - Calamintha seeds
  • Calamint - Calamintha seeds

Calamint - Calamintha seeds

Perennial culinary herb and ornamental plant with a refined mint flavor and a wonderful scent. The leaf of Calamintha smells like mint, but has small lilac-blue flowers that looks like thyme.

Calamintha seeds are easy to sow and grow in a sunny place and in well-drained, calcareous soil. For the daily fresh harvest, you can also grow this variety in pots on the patio or balcony.

  • perennial
  • bee- and butterfly plant
  • surprising mint flavor
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Description

Perennial culinary herb and ornamental plant with a refined mint flavor and a wonderful scent. The leaf of Calamintha smells like mint, but has small lilac-blue flowers that looks like thyme.

Calamintha is a hardy herb that attracts many bees and butterflies. Calamintha grows to a height of 40 cm and looks great in the ornamental garden.

Calamintha seeds are easy to sow and grow in a sunny place and in well-drained, calcareous soil. For the daily fresh harvest, you can also grow this variety in pots on the patio or balcony.

How do you use Calamintha?

Calamintha is a common herb in Italy and Turkey, it is known under the name "Mentuccia". Calamintha is delicious in marinades for meat and fish dishes. You can also eat the flowers and use them as a garnish. Or make tea!

  • perennial
  • bee- and butterfly plant
  • surprising mint flavor

Specifications

Reference
HC-16125
EAN
8713172161258
Tags
Brand
Van Hemert & Co

Other features

Botanic name
Calamintha nepeta
Category
Perennial
Planting time
February - June
Flowering period
June - October
Height
40cm
Color
White
Secundary color
Blue

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