- Perennial in zones 4-10
- Plants grow to 1-3 feet tall
- Dark green leaves with toothed edges
- Fresh, minty flavor
Dark green toothed leaves are used extensively as garnishes and in the food industry for flavoring candies and toothpaste. Excellent with chocolate. Perennial in zones 4-10.
Start Indoors: 4-6 weeks before last frost
Germination: 7-10 Days
Rows Apart: 12-18"
Light: Sun/Partial Shade
Instructions - Sow seeds indoors just beneath surface of soil. Transplant outdoors after danger of frost has passed in late spring. Can also be directly sown outdoors just before last spring frost. Spearmint will spread vigorously; to control its runners plant in a container sunk into ground. Prefers average well-drained soil and will tolerate dry conditions.