Mojito Mint/Mentha villosa (Tender Perennial)
USDA Hardiness Zone 5-9
This Cuban mint is regarded for its sweet flavor and fragrant foliage. Green foliage is vigorous. Mojita Mint is clearly different from other mints- scent and flavor are considerably more mild and warm. White blooms are a colorful addition to this sense evoking herb. Very desirable herb garden addition also looks great in any bed, border or in a container. An essential ingredient of the Mojito Cocktail.
*A daily favorite beverage of Ernest Hemingway
Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips
Best in fertile, rich, well-drained soil. Keep soil moist, watering freely in dry weather. Harvest foliage as needed. May become aggressive if left unchecked.
Characteristics & Attributes
Attributes & Uses
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Season of Interest (Foliage)