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'Spearmint' (Selected Spicata) 3080

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10,500 seeds/gram.

Sow seed directly outdoors in a sunny site with average soil in mid to late May or again in mid-August through to mid-September. In spring, seed can also be started indoors in a soil-less mix 6-8 weeks before last frost date.

 

Keep temperature at 21 C (70 F) for the 7-14 day germination period, then grow on at a slightly cooler temperature before hardening off and transplanting outside after the danger of frost has passed. Sow seed 3 mm (1/8") deep and 1.25 cm (1/2") apart then thin the sprouts to 10 cm (4") apart in the garden. 

 

Grows to 60 cm (2') tall. Plants will vary in their "minty" intensity. Taste test several individual plants raised from seed. When you find one you particularly enjoy, propagate by root division or rooted cuttings. Hardy to Zone 5.

 

  • Packet $1.89
  • 2g $9.95
  • 5g $28.25
  • 10g $40.35
  • 25g  $72.00


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10,500 seeds/gram Sow seed directly outdoors in a sunny site with average soil in mid to late May or again in mid-August through to mid-September. In spring, seed can also be started indoors in a soil-less mix 6-8 weeks before last frost date. Keep temperature at 21 C (70 F) for the 7-14 day germination period, then grow on at a slightly cooler temperature before hardening off and transplanting outside after the danger of frost has passed. Sow seed 3 mm (1/8") deep and 1.25 cm (1/2") apart then thin the sprouts to 10 cm (4") apart in the garden.
High Summer
Perennial
Start Indoors or Sow Direct in Spring or Late Summer
Partial Shade
Creeping
Medium (50 to 70 cm)(20" to 28")
Winter Hardy
61
Easy
Introduced Species Now Naturalized
Lamiaceae
Mentha spicata
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