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Mint Seed

(Mentha species)

Mint grown from seed does not come true and produces plants which vary in flavor from spearmint to menthol mint to peppermint. For culinary use select your best plants for mint sauce, jelly, or tea. Medicinal: A cooling herb used for external inflammation. Internally it has spasmolytic, carminative, and expectorant actions.


Lifecycle:2    (0: N/A, 1: annual, 2: perennial, 3: biennial)
Diameter:12 to 18
Container Planting:yes

Cultural Requirements:

USDA Zones:5 to 9
Propagation / Germination:Germinates in 10 to 14 days at 70 F.
Spacing:12 to 18
Sun:Full sun

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