Moroccan Mint Overview
Mentha spicata var. crispa 'Moroccan' is a pretty herbaceous perennial produces a wonderful fragrance when the leaves are crushed, it acts to repel pests like moths and rodents. Moroccan Mint thrives in damp and wet conditions and is a must-have if you are fond of interesting mint varieties. However, it can become invasive like most mints if not controlled - plant in a pot or area you can keep under control and harvest as needed! It can be used as a garnish, in desserts, or as a tea. Tiny violet flowers appear in spring and summer. In cold areas the plant will die back and when it warms up again it will regrow from the roots the next spring.