7 Delicious mint varieties presented

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Due to countless new breeds peppermint today has a whole bunch of delicious tasting relatives. Here once 7 particularly delicious mint varieties presented.

Very tasty: the orange mint

The mint always exudes a very pleasant and somehow fresh fragrance. The really refreshing effect unfolds but ultimately on the tongue. There are really many mint varieties that delight our taste buds and, moreover, can be cared for even in your own garden beds, garden sheds or on the kitchen window sill.

Most mint varieties are extremely easy to maintain, prefer a sunny location and can be overwintered for the most part even in the field - sometimes with little winter protection! We would like to introduce you to 7 such delicious mint varieties here.

These mint varieties are especially tasty:

1. Strawberry Mint:

The strawberry is probably one of the best known modern mint varieties and is relatively small. If your fine leaves are only lightly grated with two fingers, it instantly unfolds an incomparable aroma, with which, above all, desserts can be perfectly refined. Furthermore, the strawberry mint in dried form is suitable for the preparation of fruity-tasting mint tea.

2. Apple Mint:

The apple mint grows extremely compact in the garden bed and also brings about a pretty violet-colored flower, making it an absolutely attractive herbal plant. Recommended is a taste combination apple mint cinnamon to all sorts of desserts - especially to ice cream!

3. Pineapple Mint:

The pineapple mint is considered a very fruity-fresh-tasting mint variety, which can be excellent for all cream dishes, yoghurts and quark dishes.

4. Banana Mint:

The tender-leaved and pink-flowering banana mint grows to about 50 centimeters high and is often used to decorate fruit salads and pies. You can also use banana mint as a sweet-tasting herbal spice.

5. chocolate squid:

The up to average likewise only 50 to 60 centimeters high growing Schokominze has green leaves with dark red underside, why it is perfectly suited for the decoration of most different meals. At the same time, it is suitable for flavor refinement of various types of jams!

6. Orange Mint:

After all, the proud 80 centimeters high growing orange mint has a very intense aroma, but has largely lost its typical mint taste. However, it is perfectly suitable as a fruity flavor enhancer of conventional peppermint tea or black tea when dried. In addition, the orange mint is considered extremely easy to care for and spreads quickly quite lush in the garden beds.

7. Lemon Mint:

The white-flowering lemon mint grows only 40 centimeters high and is able to exude a fresh lemon aroma in the field. It is also very versatile, no matter if it is sweet or salty food.

Harvest mint

Mint can be harvested throughout the season. You simply have to cut off or pick off the mint. However, a harvest is always recommended in the morning, since all mint varieties are then the freshest.

" Tip:

As the dried mint often loses some of its typical aroma, you should freeze it after the last harvest. (Link tip: Making herbs last - 5 possibilities presented)

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