Mint Common HEIRLOOM Seeds

Mint Common HEIRLOOM Seeds

Mentha sp.

Item #5003

Perennial. The aroma of mint will make you close your eyes as your thoughts drift to a summer day. Mint not only enhances iced tea and mixed drinks, it is also a wonderful surprise flavor in savory dishes, including meats, stews, and vegetable fritters. Tiny flowers are loved by bees. Perennial in USDA zones 6 and warmer (possibly down to zone 3). Deer resistant.

This packet sows up to 74 ft.



Seedling Image

Perennial

Full Sun to part shade

18" tall, spreading indefinately

Days to Emerge:
7-14 days

Seed Depth:
Press Into Surface

Seed Spacing:
A group of 3 seeds every 12"

Row Spacing:
18"

Thinning:
Thin to 1 every 12"


When to sow outside: 1 to 2 weeks after average last frost. Ideal soil temperature for germination is 68°–75°F.

When to start inside: 6 to 8 weeks before average last frost.

Special germination instructions: Light aids germination; press seed into the soil surface, do not cover.

Harvesting: Pick individual leaves or sprigs at any time.

Artist: Donna Clement



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