Mint belongs to the Lamiaceae family and it’s a perennial herb. It can be used for its aromatic or medicinal qualities, as well as in the preparation of teas and cocktails. It’s also a repellant against harmful insects, while it attracts pollinators: a plant of multiple benefits!
Mint can reproduce both asexually and sexually; the later implies the growth of a seed, but the seed is very small and difficult to obtain, so it’s easier to cultivate mint using mature plants and the vegetative (asexual) method.
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