SPEARMINT HERB (Mentha spicata)

$1.99


Product Description

100 seeds
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(Mentha spicata)
 
Spreading habit and sweetly scented.  Bluish-white flowers grow on cylindrical spikes 12 to 36 inches tall.  Used for Making Tea & Jellies as well as for its plant oil. Use fresh or dried.  
PERENNIAL in ZONES 4-10 

Seed Germination: 

To start indoors:  Start your seeds 8-10 weeks before the last frost date in your area.

· Use a good seed starting medium such as Jiffy Mix.  Fill seed flat with soil.  Pre-moisten soil. Spread seeds across soil and gently tamp down.  DO NOT COVER as these seeds need light to germinate.

· Place seed flat in a warm, sunny location.  Keep seeds moist using a fine misting spray.  Be careful not to let seeds dry out. 

· Seeds germinate in about 14-21 days.  

· Transplant outdoors after all danger of frost has passed in your area.  Plant seedlings about 18 inches apart.