Apple mint

Mentha suaveolens

  • Apple mint
  • Apple mint
  • Apple mint
  • Apple mint
  • Flower name
    Apple mint
  • Scientific name
    Mentha suaveolens
  • Aliasアップルミント, Apple mint, 丸葉薄荷, ラウンド・リーブド・ミント, マルバハッカ
  • Place of originThe Mediterranean-Europe
  • Place of floweringGarden
  • Flowering seasonJune, July, August

What is Apple mint

Apple Mint, scientific name:Mentha suaveolens, is a perennial herb of Lamiaceae family ,Mentha genus native to Europe to the coasts of Mediterranean. Spikes in whorls on the lip-shaped white to pale pink fragrant flowers that bloom. Covered across the grass soft hair. The leaves are oval, crepe-like. Got the flower name that smells like Apple (Apple) from the leaves. Used to craft beverages such as herbal tea or punch, candy, potpourri, bath salts, aroma was favored.

Generic name: Apple Mint, scientific name:Mentha suaveolens, aka: Round leaf Mint, Round leaved mint, Hurley Mint, origin: Mediterranean-Europe, living type: perennials, plant height: 30-80 cm stem: 4 crest in fluff aerobic, phyllotaxis: cross vs. leaf color pale yellow-green leaf: narrow-ovate, oval, large oval, petiole: no stems to hold the Available foliage: wrinkled, leaf blade length: 2-5 cm, leaf width: 3 cm. leaf margin: serrated, leaves behind: scented gland points, to aromatic compounds:Piperitenone oxide, inflorescence: spikes in whorls floret, inflorescence length: 3-9 cm, flowers: lip form flowers, flower, white, light pink color, flowering June to August, long:0.2cm flower, stamens number: 4, ovary: top, breeding: rhizomes.


  • Eye
    Lamiales
  • Family
    Lamiaceae
  • Genus
    Mentha
  • Species
    M. suaveolens
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Spikelet inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Lip shaped
  • Leaf type
    ovoid
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typeperennial grass
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height30.0 ~ 80.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.1 ~ 0.2 cm

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