SECTION: Herbs, Mints, Mentha spicata
Not quite so strong as Peppermint. Used in sauces, jellies, tea, drinks, candied.
One packet will plant 500 sq ft when using 15" spacing in the bed.
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EA CULTURE: P Zones 4-9/Spacing 15"
SEEDS PER PACKET: 500
SOURCE CODE: O
APPROX GERM DAYS: variable
PLANTING DEPTH: shallow
WHEN TO PLANT: spring to summer
PACKET LABEL INSTRUCTIONS: Start seed in flats in the Spring. Transplant 15" apart to an area with well prepared, moist soil, and partial shade to full sun. Spearmint spreads by underground runners. Therefore, keep it contained or plant where it can spread. This is a perennial that grows to a height of 2-3'.