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Mint Garden (English Lamb Mint)

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Garden Mint is a true classic. It’s hardy and will make it through the coldest of winters in the UK. This is the variety of Mint that many will remember relatives adding to boiled potatoes, on a Sunday roast, as well as an accompaniment to roast lamb. But as with many Mints it can be used in loads of different ways including teas, salads, curries and so much more.

If you need Mint for your potatoes or lamb this is the one for you. It’s simple to grow and will come back year after year in the UK.

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    About the Mint Garden (English Lamb Mint)

    Care Instructions

    Mints generally enjoy moist, well drained soil. Water newly planted mints regularly, for at least a few months. Ensure they don't dry out, and keep an eye on ones in pots, as they tend to dry out a little quicker. Mint is very low maintenance.

    Position, sunlight and more

    Mint thrives in both light and shade. Potted Mint can be planted right through the autumn. Pick often, to keep plant compact and producing new growth.

    Height and Spread

    Garden Mint can grow as tall as 90cm and spread even further if allowed.

    Feeding, Pruning & more

    Feeding - Fill with a multiopurpose compost, or an enriched garden compost.
    Pruning - Mint dies back over winter, so remove faded stems in spring, before the new shoots start coming through.
    Propogation -Take cuttings, which will give you new free plants and help stimulate, the parent plant. When mint finishes flowering in late summer, cut back the whole plant to around 5cm from base.

    Our pot & plant size explained

    At Newlands Nursery we grow and sell plants in a variety of different sizes, from small starter plants up to planted containers. 

    We know it can be tricky to picture the size of each plant. This page gives you an idea of the size of the plants we are sending out.

    Please keep in mind that plants vary from one season to the next. The size of the plant refers to the pot or plug it is grown in, rather than the height of the plant, unless specifically mentioned on the plant page. 

    Picture of plug plant size

    Starter Plant (Plug Plant)

    Plug Size: 2cm by 4cm. Our most popular size. This is often the most economical way of buying plants and is a great way to get a head start on the season. Generally this size is best to be potted up before planting out.

    Picture of Jumbo plug plant

    Jumbo Plug

    Plug Size: 6cm by 7cm. A fantastic alternative to a 9cm pot and saves on plastic too. The plants in this size are well established and give you a head start. This size is perfect for planting straight into containers and baskets as well as the garden.

    Picture of 9cm pot

    9cm pot

    Pot size: 9cm by 9-10cm. This size hold some well established plants, some of which maybe around 1 year old. We sell most of our ranges in this size and most of the plants sold in this size, are established enough to be planted straight outside.

    Picture of 13cm or 1 litre pot

    13cm or 1 litre pot

    Pot size: 12-13cm by 12-15cm Currently our largest size of plant, with the exception of our planted containers. Many of our House Plants are available in this size, as well as some special collections and varieties.

    • Flowering time and interest

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