Mentha spicata

Easy to grow aromatic herb with flowers appearing in summer.

  • Growing Tip: Tip prune regularly to promote fresh growth. Best grown in pots to limit spread. Requires a moist position with good drainage.
  • Position: Part shade
  • Height / Spacing: 45-60cm, 30-60cm
  • Lifespan: Perennial
  • Use: Add to summer drinks or use to make sauces, jellies or tea. Reputed to aid indigestion.
  • Companion Planting: Mints are said to repel aphids, moths, ants and mice. Attracts pollinating bees.
  • Range: 100mm Herb pots

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