Apple mint is part of the Mentha genus and its scientific name is Mentha suaveolens. The suaveolens part of this plant's botanical name means 'sweet-scented'.It is a herb that typically grows as a perennial, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of three years or more. Normally grows with a forb habit. Popular varieties of Apple mint with home gardeners are Variegated, Apple, Variegata, Jokka, and Mobillei.
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These plants have been known to grow well alongside Apple mint so consider planting:
These plants will not grow well with Apple mint so avoid planting these within close proximity:
These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Apple mint plants:
23 Dec 2011
I didn’t find myself using this for as much as I’d initially hoped; probably won’t bother planting it again. Chocolate mint and spearmint are more my style.