Herbs Mint Common Mint

Common Mint

Seed

Product ID: 831

A zesty, versatile herb.

Use to flavor salad mix, main dishes, ice cream, and drinks. Variety not stated since mint does not grow true-to-type from seed.

• Edible Flowers: The flowers are used to garnish salads, soups, desserts, and drinks with a minty flavor.
<br> Avg. 311,700 seeds/oz. Packet: 200 seeds.

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Packet

$3.95
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1/4 Ounce

$15.15
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1/2 Ounce

$26.35
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1 Ounce

$45.25
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1/4 Pound

$116.40
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1 Pound

$398.15
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Additional Information

DAYS TO GERMINATION: 10-14 days.

SOWING: Transplant (recommended): Start 6-8 weeks before setting out in early spring; young plants can withstand some freezing. Sow seeds on top of the growing medium, gently pressing them into the soil mix. Do not cover, as the seeds require light to germinate. Keep moist and germinate at a temperature of 55-65°F (13-18°C). Transplant seedlings into individual containers when the first true leaves appear. Pinch off the top sets of leaves regularly starting at the seedling stage for a bushier, healthier plant. When 3-4" tall, transplant outside, spacing plants 12-18" apart in rows 18" apart. Since mint spreads quickly, choose location carefully, possibly with a growth barrier. Water deeply once in a while, rather than watering the plants lightly more often. To prevent the spread of leaf diseases, water the soil and not the foliage. Cut back the plants to the ground before winter. This will make for healthier, more prolific plants the following year.

LIGHT PREFERENCE: Sun/Part Shade.

SOIL REQUIREMENTS:
Best in rich, moist soil that is high in organic matter with good drainage.

PLANT HEIGHT: 18-36".

PLANT SPACING: 12-18".

HARDINESS ZONES: Zones 4-9.

HARVEST: Pick mint regularly for better production. If harvesting the entire plant, wait until just before flowering. Individual leaves may be harvested the first year once the plants are established. Dry in a warm, well-ventilated location that is out of direct sunlight, turning the leaves and flowers occasionally as they are drying.

Note: May become invasive in field plantings, if allowed to do so.

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Quick Facts

Latin Name
Mentha spp.
Days To Maturity
Average number of days from seeding date until ready for harvest.
70 - 80 Days
Life Cycle
Plants are either Annuals (single growing season), Perennials (grows year after year), or Biennials (require two years to mature).
Perennial
Hybrid Status
Hybrid: The offspring of a cross between two or more distinct parent lines, usually of same species, and selected for improved traits. Open-pollinated: A non-hybrid variety that can reproduce itself in kind, demonstrating relatively stable traits from one generation to the next.
Open Pollinated
Product Features
Grows Well in Containers Grows Well in Containers
Variety does well when grown in a container.
Edible Flowers Edible Flowers
Variety's Flowers may be consumed.
Salad Mix Component Salad Mix Component
A mixture of lettuce and greens with different colors, flavors and textures, harvested at a tender, baby, bite-size stage. For fresh salads.
Grows Well in Containers Salad Mix Component Edible Flowers