SECTION: Herbs, Mints, Mentha piperita
True peppermint is propagated by plants; this is a wild cousin. Leaves make a tea.
One packet will plant 250 sq ft when using 12" spacing in the bed.
(Select Cultural Info/Seed Codes in red top bar for more details about codes below)
EA CULTURE: P Zones 4-9/Spacing 12"
SEEDS PER PACKET: 500
SOURCE CODE: E
APPROX GERM DAYS: variable
PLANTING DEPTH: shallow
WHEN TO PLANT: springto summer
PACKET LABEL INSTRUCTIONS: Start seed in flats. Transplant 12" apart to an area with full sun or partial shade, and well prepared soil. The seed germinates in 10-14 days. Has a shallow root system, and readily forms runners - some means should be provided to keep it from spreading. This perennial will grow to a height of 30".
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