What type of mint is this
i just received a mint plant but i do not know what type it is. The mint smell is not strong. The largest leaf is 2.5" long and 1" wide.
That looks like a regular mint plant to me. When you say the smell isn't strong, is that when you sniff the plant or when you crush a leaf?
, looks like Mentha spicata also known as spearmint or Lamb mint. Choose a more mature leaf and rub it hard then smell, there is usually a stronger smell in the morning or an hour or two after watering.
Do not use it as a culinary herb unless you are sure, there are a multitude of different types of mint for a wide variety of uses
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