HERB Summer Cooler Mint Mojito Pt


Mentha x villosa
This unique tasting mint tantalizes the taste buds with its mild and warm scent and flavor. It is an essential component of cocktail lounges everywhere as the real mojito can only be made with this true mojito mint. The combination of sweetness, refreshing citrus, and mint flavors make this a popular drink on a hot summer’s day. Also use this mint to flavor teas, salads, and as a garnish. It forms an attractive groundcover with pink flowers in summer that will happily provide more than enough fresh sprigs for your mojitos. Plant in containers or in the herb garden, where its prolific growth can be easily controlled.
Chef Jeff’s Mojito recipe:
1 tsp sugar
12 Mojito mint leaves
1 oz. white rum
.5 oz lime juice
3 oz. club soda.
Place mint leaves, sugar and lime in the glass. Muddle well with a pestle. Add rum, top off with club soda, stir well and garnish with sprigs of mint or a lime wheel.
Full Sun to Part Sun
Height 12-16″
Spread 18-24″

45 in stock

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