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Mentha spicata

For sale by Amanda CW

This grower is fairly sure of this plant identification.

This mint seems to love being in a pot and not in soil with other plants.

Pot SizeTotal Price
0.5 litres
£2.00

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Plant Finder: about Mentha spicata

Common names

Spearmint, Mint

Description

Mentha spicata (Spearmint). This is a fast-growing mint with dark crinkly leaves. It will thrive in a sunny or partial-shaded position.

Cultivation

They are very frost hardy, and need sunshine and rich soil with lots of moisture.

Interest and use

Grown for their aromatic foliage, which is both decorative and used as a culinary herb.

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Mentha spicata | Glastonbury, Somerset, BA6 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2017
  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilHeavy, Well drained, Fertile, Light, Medium, Low salinity
  • Soil pH5.5 to 7.0
  • WaterMoist

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Baltonsborough, Glastonbury, Somerset, BA6
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