CALAMINTHA Nepeta Seeds,(Lesser Calamint - Herb ) Perennial,


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Nepitella (Calamint, Lesser) Leaves used for seasoning meats by the Pueblo Indians

CALAMINTHA NEPETA (Lesser Calamint) A regional favourite in Tuscany where it is added to mushroom dishes and green vegetables for its distinctive minty flavor. Sauteed zucchini or mushrooms with fresh nepitella, tomatoes, and garlic is served with roast or boiled meat dishes. Easy to grow. Leaves used for seasoning meats by the Pueblo Indians.
Scientific Name: Calamintha nepeta
Common Name: Nepitella (Calamint, Lesser)
Other Common Names: Basil Thyme, Calamint, Lesser Calamint, Nepita, Nepitella
Plant Type: Perennial
Where To Plant: Full Sun to Partly Shady
Soil Types: Average
Zones (See US Zone map): 4-9
Germination: Easy
Uses: Culinary

Materials: drought tolerant,perennial,Bloom summer to fall,cut flowers and bouquets,white,Basil Thyme,Calamint,Lesser Calamint,Nepita,Nepitella

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