Banana Mint Plant

Banana Mint Plant

Banana MintMentha arvensis 'Banana'

Uses: Culinary/Beverage/Aromatic

Duration: Perennial (hardy in zones 5-9)

This mint from France really smells of bananas! Squeeze the leaves and the remarkable scent bursts forth. The unexpected fruitiness inspires a creative gastronomic tangent. Dazzle friends and family with banana mint tea, julep, or ice cream; or how about banana mint cookies and muffins?