Mentha spicata

Spearmint


Photo courtesy of Prides Corner Farms

  • Fragrant Foliage
  • Great in beds, along walkways, and on patios
  • Can be aggressive
Border or Bed
Border or Bed
Container
Container
Edible
Edible
Fragrant
Fragrant
Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun
Partial Sun
Average Water
Average Water



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: 18-24 in
Spread: 18-24 in
Spacing: 18-24 in
Price Level 1: $4.99 ea.~4 ½” pot
Bloom Color:
Zone: 4-10
 

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


Attributes:

  • Container
  • Fragrant
  • Edible
  • Border or Bed

Exposure:

  • Full Sun
  • Partial Sun

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Summer

Soil Moisture:

  • Dry Soil
  • Average Water