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Week 22 – May 27, 2024

Plant Information

Mentha spicata Spearmint

  • Mentha spicata Spearmint - Bloom
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Mentha spicata

Common Name: Mint

Hardiness Zone: 3a - 7b

Characteristics: Deer Resistant

Water: Medium

Spacing: 12 - 18" (30 - 46cm)

Width: 24 - 36" (61 - 91cm)

Exposure: Shade, Sun

General Information: Spearmint-scented, green leaves with purple-blue flowers.
Perfect for cooking or as a garnish.
Spearmint is best fresh, harvested as soon as you see it bloom.

Grower Information:

Spearmint is best harvested as soon as you see it bloom. Use its flavorful leaves with vegetables and in any Summer drink, especially mojitos.