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Plant Information

Mentha spicata Spearmint

Common Name: Mint
Characteristics: Deer Resistant
Water: Medium
Spacing: 12 - 18" (30 - 46cm)
Width: 24 - 36" (61 - 91cm)
Exposure: Shade, Sun
General Information: Spearmint-scented, green leaves with purple-blue flowers.
Perfect for cooking or as a garnish.
Spearmint is best fresh, harvested as soon as you see it bloom.

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: Spearmint is best harvested as soon as you see it bloom. Use its flavorful leaves with vegetables and in any Summer drink, especially mojitos.