Menta della Corsica

Botanical name: Mentha requienii

Small perennial groundcover development, Mentha requienii has a rounded foliage penetrating scent.

Endemic to the islands of Corsica, Sardinia and Monte Cristo, this species prefers wetlands.

With this variety is an alcoholic beverage made from sweet mint flavor called "crème de menthe".

Kitchen standards of Mentha requienii is similar to that of other species of the genus Mentha.

Data sheet

  • Family
  • Duration
    Perennial
  • Dwelling
    Shaded
  • Temperature
    Rustica (from -5° to -20° c and above)
  • Watering
    Moderate
  • Land
    Light and well drained
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