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Plant Information

Mentha piperita Peppermint

Common Name: Mint
Characteristics: Deer Resistant
Water: Medium
Spacing: 12 - 18" (30 - 46cm)
Width: 24 - 36" (61 - 91cm)
Exposure: Shade, Sun
General Information: Deliciously spicy scent – great for tea.

Idea & Tips: Water as needed all season to keep soil evenly moist, keeping your eye out for the first sign of wilt. Wilting is a sure sign that your mint needs water. Feed with a vegetable fertilizer to ensure your bountiful harvest.
Grower Information: Peppermint makes a unique ornamental plant. It’s best as a dried herb with vegetables, as a garnish in sauces and combined with other herbs to make tea.