Mentha spicata

SKU: V 312
Stock: Out Of Stock

Family: Lamiaceae

Characteristics: Perennial herb 30-100 cm

Seed per packet: Approx 200

$4.25 AUD Excl. GST

Spearmint Leaf has been used for culinary and medicinal purposes since the time of the ancient Romans.

It has been used as an anti-inflammatory and for the prevention of gum disease, but Spearmint is most often used as a mild digestive aid to combat indigestion and flatulence.

A hardy perennial plant that produces aromatic leaves frequently used in flavouring roast meat, tea, toothpaste, confectionery, etc

Tropical: Spring to Autumn
Temperate: Spring to Autumn
Cool climate: Spring to Autumn

Sow: 2mm deep
Plant space: 45cm
Row Space: 45cm
Germination: 10-20 days
Maturity: 12 weeks

Sow in trays and transplant when 5-6 cm tall.

Prefers a moist shady position. All mints are vigorous and will spread quickly.

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