Spearmint - 1200 seeds (Mentha spicata)

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Sweetly aromatic, Spearmint, can be used in both cooking and in potpourri and other fragrant decorative items. Spearmint herb is used to make mint jellies and sauces and of course, tea! Spearmint also has medicinal benefits as well. It is a wonderful addition for the garden that can easily be started with Spearmint herb seeds.

This perennial grows to 3 feet tall and spreads rapidly to indefinite widths. The 2 - 3 1/2 inch lance-shaped leaves are a unique wrinkled texture. Oblong terminal spikes of lavender-pink flowers appear all summer. Like other mints, Spearmint plants are extremely easy to grow. In fact, they grow so well, it is best to confine them to containers.

SOWING:
Season: Perennial
Sow: February - July
Height: 60 cm (24 inches)
Harvesting - January - December
Colour: Green
Environment: Full sun to partial shade
Soil Type: Nitrogen-rich, moist soils that drain well
Temperature: 17 - 21 C
Light Required: Yes
Planting space: 12 inches (30 cm)
Depth: Surface sow seed and do not bury
Moisture: Keep seeds moist until germination


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Data sheet

Color
Green
Height
Up to 60cm (24in)
Moisture
Medium
Ideal for
Bee & Butterfly garden
Cottage garden
Pots & containers
Sunlight
Full sun
Partial shade
Scented
Scented
Sowing month
April
February
July
June
March