Plant-Mojito Mint. YHR1249. Mentha x villosa The search is over for the ideal mint to flavor the popular cocktail for which it's named. Genuinely Cuban, this spectacular culinary herb provides the distinct, aromatic and complex taste to the celebrated beverage.
Also question is, what is the difference between mint and spearmint leaves?
Different species: Spearmint is Mentha spicata while peppermint is Mentha piperita. Peppermint's flavor is marked by the ingredient menthol, which is stronger and more pronounced. Both spearmint and peppermint have menthol in them but peppermint has a much higher menthol content (40% versus .05% in spearmint).
What type of soil is best for growing mint?
Most will tolerate some shade, and the variegated types may require some protection from direct sun. For growing outdoors, plant one or two purchased plants (or one or two cuttings from a friend) about 2 feet apart in moist soil.
How do u make a mojito?
- In a smallish Collins glass, muddle lime juice with 1/2 to 1 teaspoon superfine sugar.
- Add the few mint leaves, mushing them against the side of the glass.
- Fill glass 2/3 with cracked ice and pour in the rum.
- Pitch in the squeezed-out lime shell and top off with club soda or seltzer.