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Spearmint | Sarah Raven
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Garden Mint (Spearmint)

A strong and fresh tasting mint, ideal for cooking with your potatoes, eating raw in salads and good in mint tea.
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3 x 9cm pots

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Direct Sow/ Plant Out
Flowers/ Harvest

Details:

Type
Hardy Perennial
Position
Border (Middle)
Soil
Chalky, Neutral, Sandy
Flowers
July - September
Height
90cm (35in)
Common name
Spearmint
Moisture
Moist but Well-drained
Aspect
Full Sun, Part Shade
Spread
30cm (12in)
Cultivation
Plant out in spring in well-drained postion. Best in container to prevent spreading.

Description

A strong and fresh tasting mint, ideal for cooking with your potatoes, eating raw in salads and good in mint tea. It is the ideal, multi-purpose variety.

Care Tips

Cut back by one-third to encourage good, bushy growth and cut right to the ground if it runs up to flower. Water well and it will quickly grow again for another harvest.