Spearmint - Mentha Spicata
Easy to grow popular hardy perennial herb with intensely flavored green leaves. Leaves may be used dried or fresh in salads, sauces, jellies, vegetables, meats, potpourris or as a garnish.
Mint will grow almost anywhere, in shade as well as in full sun. To keep from spreading, grow in a pail or pot in the ground. Cover drainage holes with pottery chips or gravel to contain roots.
Planting time - Early spring to early fall.
Height - 3 feet
Matures in - 80 days
Germinates in - 7-14 days
Sowing Depth - 1/16 inch
Row spacing - 15 inches
Seed spacing - 1/2 inch
Thinning - when plants are 2-3 inches tall thin to 12 inches apart.
Net weight 100 MG (Estimated 1300 seeds)