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cloddopper

  • Joined Jun 2013
  • South Wales .Carmarthenshire. SA18
old garden mint
« on: December 01, 2017, 09:22:27 pm »
I'm trying to get hold of some old strains of mint from some of the older properties in my quest to see if I can get some Victorian or Pre strains  . I'm hoping to be able to get 13 or more different strains so I can plant up 13 tubs to line the side of the bungalow drive way . ie apple , lemon , lamb chop , Russian etc. etc.
 I've got some Moroccan spear mint in a tub but no old style  mints .

 Can anyone help me out with a rooted sprig wrapped in some slightly damp kitchen roll  popped in a poly bag & sent in a small jiffy bag .

I'm happy to send you a couple of stamps to cover the cost of P&P

Thanks
 Dave &Alison .

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Fleecewife

  • Joined May 2010
  • South Lanarkshire
    • Wester Gladstone Hebridean Sheep
Re: old garden mint
« Reply #1 on: December 02, 2017, 01:00:15 am »
I've got apple mint and brundall mint (which is a newish variety). If you'd like those please pm me your address.
 I wish I had the type we had when I was a child - it had large leaves perfect for mint sauce.  I also have water mint.
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Steph Hen

  • Joined Jul 2013
  • Angus Scotland.
Re: old garden mint
« Reply #2 on: December 02, 2017, 05:44:08 pm »
I could send you some Corsican mint if you like? It's tiny, grows like a carpet, scent is piercing peppermint with hint of citrus. But I don't know how long Corsican mint has been around, so maybe no use to you?

 

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