Mentha spicata 'Kentucky Colonel'

Spearmint


Photo courtesy of Prides Corner Farms

  • Attractive green foliage
  • Sweet mint fragrance
  • Used in various recipes; including jams and teas
Border or Bed
Border or Bed
Container
Container
Edible
Edible
Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun
Partial 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: 15-18 in
Spacing: 20-24 in
Price Level 1: $3.99 ea.~4 ½” pot
Bloom Color:
 

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


Attributes:

  • Container
  • Edible
  • Border or Bed

Exposure:

  • Full Sun
  • Partial Sun

Soil Moisture:

  • Dry Soil