Common Spearmint Seeds
soothingly fresh mint for scent and teas.
Fresh mint teas and complexly flavoured dishes are on your doorstep. Grow spearmint mint and enjoy that end-of-the-day mint tea ritual in your garden.
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- Brilliantly grown in containers or window boxes.
- The oil in mint promotes hive health for bees.
- A multitude of herbal uses from teas, cooking and aromatherapy.
when to sow
when to harvest
About Common Spearmint
Spearmint, or Mentha spicata, is a perennial herb that originated from Europe and Asia and is frequently used as a flavouring in food and beverages. This herb, also known as common mint, lamb mint, or garden mint, is low-maintenance and easy to cultivate, returning year after year.
In The Records
Mint itself is native to Europe and has been cultivated since ancient times. The Romans are thought to have introduced mint to Britain. Popular in Morocco as a symbol of hospitality served with green tea, fresh leaves and sugar.
|Features||Perfect for pots, perennial herb and most light conditions|
|Locations||Window box, balconies, containers and garden beds|
|Effort Level||Looks after itself|
|Botanical Name||Mentha spicata|
|Other Names||Garden mint, common mint, lamb mint and mackerel mint|
|Pot Size||25 cm|
|Pet/Baby Safe||Toxic to dogs.|
|Number of Seeds||700|
|Sowing Tips||Scatter thinly onto damp but well drained soil and cover. Place in a clear sealed container and keep in a sunny spot until germination.|
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