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Q.I Have Been Trying To Find ‘old Fashioned Garden ‘mint That Was Used For Mint Sauce With Lamb Years Ago.

Zone ca3 9ax uk | hilaryclaydon added on April 5, 2022 | Answered

I grow apple mint ,spearmint ,ginger mint etc but none of these taste like the strong flavour of garden mint. I have sent away for seeds thinking they were garden mint , but everything seems to revert to spearmint.

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Answered on April 5, 2022

You must be referring to peppermint. This will not produce seeds, so any seeds that you are sold will not be true peppermint. You must obtain these as live plants in order to ensure that what you are getting is peppermint.

This article will offer more information on mint varieties:


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