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Peppermint plant

Posted by
Devi (Chennai, India) on 17 March 2018 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

Yes,,the leaves taste like peppermint.
Botanical name ? Mentha Balsamea Willd.

a hybrid mint, a cross between water mint and spear mint.
can be used to flavour herbal / green tea:))

CASIO EX-Z60 1/125 second F/3.1 7 mm

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

Now I know also that. Thank you Devi.

17 Mar 2018 5:31am

@Jypyä Pop: Thank you Jypya :)))

Michael Skorulski from Toronto, Canada

A lovely green that I remember so well in teas and sauces.

17 Mar 2018 5:44am

@Michael Skorulski: Thank you very much Michael :)

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Wonderful garden !

17 Mar 2018 9:17am

@Hiro: Thank you very much Hiro :)

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Superb ! I can smell it !

17 Mar 2018 10:00am

@Mhelene: Thank you very much Mhelene :)

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

well documented

17 Mar 2018 10:12am

@grouser: hank you very much grouser :)

Martine Libouton from Bousval, Belgium

Une super herbe !

17 Mar 2018 12:01pm

@Martine Libouton: Merci beaucoup Martine :)

Don from Spokane, United States

That would make a great tasting tea. A fine close up of these flavor-filled leaves.

17 Mar 2018 12:22pm

@Don: Yes Don :) The tea tastes great with these mint leaves in it:)

farNaaz50 from Gorgan, Iran

Nice and delicious !

17 Mar 2018 12:29pm

@farNaaz50: Thank you very much farNaaz:)

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

Superbes couleurs et lumière.)

17 Mar 2018 1:16pm

@tataray: Merci beaucoup tataray :)

Brockaly from Leominster, United Kingdom

Very good, looks like mint, tastes like mint :-)

17 Mar 2018 1:50pm

@Brockaly: Yes Brockaly Thank you very much :)

Lalena from Barcelona, Spain

I like it very much!

17 Mar 2018 3:22pm

@Lalena: Thank you very much Lalena :)

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

It looks refreshing

17 Mar 2018 3:26pm

@Ruthiebear: Thank you very much Ruthie :)

Willem from Noord-Scharwoude, Netherlands

Very well captured this peppermint plant, interesting info as well.

17 Mar 2018 5:15pm

@Willem: Thank you very much Willem :)

Existence Artistique from Angers, France


17 Mar 2018 5:37pm

@Existence Artistique: :)) Thank you

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Quelles fleurs et vue quelle finesse et ocmpo fantastiuqe

17 Mar 2018 5:41pm

@Nicou: Merci beaucoup Nicou mon ami :)

Irene from San Francisco, United States

Love it !

17 Mar 2018 5:56pm

@Irene: Thank you Irene :)

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

It must be quite aromatic.

17 Mar 2018 7:46pm

@Michael Rawluk: Yes it is :)))))))))))))))))))))))

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

and how well it smells!!!!!!

17 Mar 2018 7:49pm

@Adela Fonts: does :)and the leaves popped into the mouth act as mouth fresheners :)

Mireille T. from Ribérac, France

Lovely plant which is so refreshing! Have a nice weekend too!

17 Mar 2018 9:06pm

@Mireille T.: Thank you vry much Mireille :)

Elaine Hancock from Olney, United States

That would make a wonderful flavoring in some dishes! The leaves are beautiful! Have a great Sunday Devi!

17 Mar 2018 9:57pm

@Elaine Hancock: Thank you Elaine yes. They make great chutneys too...

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

I think I smell it from here. ;-) A pretty image.

17 Mar 2018 11:47pm

@Steve Rice: :)) Ah!! have a loooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooong nose :))

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

I like spearmint more than peppermint. Nice one.

18 Mar 2018 12:15am

@B. Thomas: That's nice B :))))

Harry from Apex, NC, United States

where are the red and white stripes? LOL

18 Mar 2018 2:18am

@Harry: Ha ha ha !! In our minds Harry :)))

Sam from Chennai, India

A beautiful image of these green leaves. Great shot Devi.
Have a great Sunday. :)

18 Mar 2018 2:58am

@Sam: Thank you very much Sam :))))))))))))))))))))

Lewis from Harns, Netherlands

Mmm refreshing!

18 Mar 2018 5:23pm

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