Korean Mint - Edible Flower and Leaves
Korean mint is an aromatic herb in the mint family native to East Asia. It has a licorice scent. The plant can grow up to 3 feet and produces violet to blue flowering clusters attracting butterflies and bees. The leaves are oval, crinkled, and has serrated margins.
- Warm season annual
- Maturity: Approx. 65-75 days to maturity
- Planting season: Spring
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Cultivation: Prepare fertile, well-drained soil. Sow seeds in spring after last frost in a sunny location. Needs light to germinate so press seeds lightly into soil. The herbs aroma is less intense when grown in shade. Keep soil moist.
Please note: Maturity, adaptability and disease tolerance may differ under your specific climate and/or growing conditions.
Culinary tips: In southern Korea cuisine, Korean mint is used in chueo tang, maeun tang, and Korean pancakes, buchimgae.