Lake Valley Seed

Organic Mint Heirloom

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Organic Mint Heirloom

Item 4074

Mentha spicata

A traditional garden herb with a refreshing, summery flavor. Cool tasting leaves make a delicious tea, jelly, or garnish for meats and desserts. Lovely blossoms attract pollinators.

Planting & Harvesting

Seed Depth: surface

Plant Space: scatter

Row Space: 24″ (61cm)

Sprouts In: 12-18 days

Plant in full sun to light shade in rich, moist, well-drained soil in late spring, or anytime up to eight weeks prior to first fall frost date. Start indoors six weeks prior to last spring frost date. Slow to germinate but very hardy once established. Scatter seeds on soil surface and do not cover. They need light to germinate. Keep young plants evenly moist.

Begin harvest after plants are well established. Cut individual sprigs as needed. Cut back entire plant to about 1″ above the base to encourage additional production.