Peppermint (Mentha piperita)
Peppermint has been used for thousands of years as a medicinal and culinary herb. Fragrant, robust emerald green plants grow 12-30” tall. Often used as a natural pest repellant. Ample water will insure a lush crop.
- 200 seeds minimum
- Germination: 10-14 days
- Maturity: 65-70 days
- Direct sow in full sun after last frost date. Gently press scattered seeds into soil. Light is required for germination.
- Space plants 12” apart.
- Grow in containers or use root barriers to control spread.