Packet - MINT- PEPPERMINT - organic seeds

MINT- PEPPERMINT - organic seeds

Mentha piperita

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Perennial plant. This zesty herb is a spreading plant, producing strongly aromatic dark green leaves. Used fresh or dried in teas, candies, jellies, drinks, fruit dishes etc. Popular herb is used as a garnish, in tea or may be added to vegetable dishes. Use leaves fresh or dried or deep freezed. May be grown indoors or outdoors.

Days To Germinate: 12-20
Planting Depth: Do not cover soil
Spacing: 15 inches
Location: Sunny 

Start seeds indoors in April or sow directly outdoors in May through July in a sunny location with well-drained soil. 

Barely cover seed with 1/8 - 1/4 inch of fine soil. Thin and transplant when seedlings are 2 inches high. When you start the seeds indoors, do not plant outdoors until danger of frost is past.

Set plants approximately 12-18 inches apart.

Harvest when plants reach 12 inches. Harvest leaves continually to encourage new growth. Dry leaves by hanging upside down in a well-ventilated place. For drying, cut stem 1 inch above the base before flowering.



Packet 100 seeds