Herb Spearmint


Mentha spicata

A very usable perennial in the garden or in plantings near the kitchen. Fresh leaves blended, strained, sweeten, and iced. Is there a better drink on a hot summer day? As all mints the plant must be kept in bounds. The bloom attracts many butterfly. Space 5' circle or smaller. Zone 4-10

Plant Characteristics
Pest ResistanceExcellent
Disease ResistanceExcellent
Drought ToleranceExcellent
Heat ToleranceExcellent
Humidity ToleranceExcellent
Sun ToleranceExcellent
Wet Soil ToleranceGood
Shade ToleranceVery Good
No SprayExcellent
Salt ToleranceFair
Fresh for KidsGood
Deer ResistanceVery Good
Soil TypeAdaptable
Edible TypeLeaf
This information is accurate to the best of our knowledge, comments/opinions are always welcome
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