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Aug 30, 2015 9:40 PM CST
|Pray tell, which forum do I go on to discuss herbs such as the mint. I have a mint that we call Zebu Buena (Yerba Buena - Spanish name for mint). I would like to know what kind of mint it is.|
Aug 31, 2015 12:08 AM CST
|I think this is Mentha x piperata.|
For plant identification we have a forum:
Aug 31, 2015 10:12 AM CST
|Thank you, bonitin!|
Aug 31, 2015 11:35 AM CST
|According to this link it is Spearmint:|
This one says it's Mentha arvensis:
This link says it's pretty much any of several mints:
The dark color stems in your photo remind me of Chocolate Mint,but I would be wrong. According to this site (which is not a plant site) the best Yerbabuena used for Mojitos has dark stems and is grown in Cuba; the stem is what imparts the best flavor to the Mojito.
http://cookmundo.com/page/2/ Some say that Mojito Mint is Mentha x vollosa.
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Aug 31, 2015 11:39 AM CST