Mentha piperita

Peppermint


Photo courtesy of Ball Horticulture

  • Purple-green foliage
  • Strong fragrance and taste
  • Excellent in teas
Border or Bed
Border or Bed
Container
Container
Edible
Edible
Full Sun
Full Sun
Dry Soil
Dry Soil



Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Grows well in full-part sun.  Vigorous grower.  As with all mint, plant in a container or a sunken pot in the garden to help contain plant unless wanting to use as a groundcover.


Height: 20-24 in
Spacing: 15-18 in
Price Level 1: $3.99 ea.~4 ½” pot
Bloom Color:
Zone: 4-8
 

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


Attributes:

  • Border or Bed
  • Container
  • Edible

Exposure:

  • Full Sun

Soil Moisture:

  • Dry Soil