7 Types Of Mint To Grow In Your Garden


Perhaps the most common type of mint, spearmint has a refreshing flavor and is often used in beverages, desserts, and culinary dishes.


Known for its strong and invigorating flavor, peppermint is widely used in teas, candies, and essential oils.

Chocolate Mint

This variety of mint has a delightful chocolate undertone in its flavor. It can be used in desserts, beverages, and even as a garnish for chocolate-based dishes.

Orange Mint

With a citrusy twist, orange mint adds a zesty flavor to beverages and salads. Its aromatic leaves make it an attractive addition to the garden.

Lemon Balm

While not a true mint, lemon balm belongs to the mint family and has a lemony scent and flavor. It's often used in teas, salads, and as a garnish.

Apple Mint

As the name suggests, apple mint has a hint of apple flavor. It's a milder mint variety and can be used in salads, beverages, and desserts.

Corsican Mint

This low-growing mint has a strong peppermint aroma and is often used as a ground cover.

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