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Approximate seed count per packet ( 0.5g = 2900 seeds )

Spearmint (Mentha spicata): Cool and Refreshing Herb for Your Garden

Cultivate the cool and refreshing leaves of Spearmint (Mentha spicata) in your garden. Known for its vibrant green foliage, delightful aroma, and minty flavor, Spearmint is a popular herb choice for teas, desserts, and culinary creations. Explore the characteristics and optimal growing conditions of Spearmint for a rewarding gardening experience and a harvest of delicious and invigorating leaves.

Key Features:

  • Refreshing Flavor: Spearmint is prized for its cool and refreshing flavor. The minty taste of its leaves makes it a delightful addition to teas, beverages, desserts, and various culinary dishes.
  • Invigorating Aroma: Enjoy the invigorating aroma of Spearmint. The delightful fragrance adds a sensory dimension to your garden and enhances the overall experience of using this herb in your kitchen.
  • Culinary Versatility: Spearmint is a versatile herb that complements a variety of culinary applications. Its leaves can be used fresh or dried to add a burst of flavor to salads, sauces, beverages, and more.
  • Medicinal Uses: Beyond its culinary applications, Spearmint has been traditionally used for its potential medicinal properties. It is often associated with digestive benefits and may be used in herbal remedies.
  • Compact Growth: Spearmint plants typically exhibit compact and spreading growth, making them suitable for gardens, containers, or herb gardens. The plants produce a profusion of lush green leaves.
  • Mature Size: Mature Spearmint plants can reach a height of 12 to 24 inches, showcasing a bushy form with serrated, bright green leaves.

Optimal Growing Conditions:

Cultivate cool and refreshing Spearmint using optimal growing conditions:

  • Soil: Well-drained, moist soil. Spearmint prefers soil with good drainage and a slightly acidic to neutral pH for optimal growth and development of flavorful leaves.
  • Sunlight: Partial to full sun is ideal for Spearmint. Provide a location with direct sunlight exposure to promote healthy foliage growth and the development of aromatic leaves.
  • Watering: Keep the soil consistently moist. Spearmint thrives in well-hydrated conditions, and regular watering is essential to support its rapid growth and lush foliage.
  • Spacing: Plant Spearmint with recommended spacing to allow for its spreading growth habit. Adequate spacing ensures that each plant has room to develop a bushy form with abundant leaves.

Experience the joy of growing and savoring the cool and refreshing leaves of Spearmint in your garden. Order your seeds today and enjoy the delicious and invigorating addition of Spearmint to your culinary repertoire.

Approximate Seed Counts
Seeds per Oz. Seeds per Lb.
175000 2800000
Current Seed Germination Data
Lot # Tested Germination Rate
D3076-1 2023-12-31 80%