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Mint, Garden Mint

Common Mint, Spearmint, Mentha spicata

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    Pot Grown (9cm Pot)

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The most widely grown mint with dark green pointed leaves with serrated edges. The heavily aromatic leaves are good for mint sauce, jelly or julep and flavouring vegetables and many dishes. Spikes of purple flowers in summer. Plant in sun or partial shade.

Mints are rich in nutrients have many medicinal uses. Keep varieties of mint apart as they readily hybridize. Also, as mint is a rapid spreader, it is best restricted in some way, for example, planted in a large pot sunk into the ground. For preserving, cut leaves before the purple flowers appear in summer. Mint is edible either raw or cooked, Plant in sun or partial shade. It will die down in the winter but shoot again in spring.

Height up to 1m (3.3ft), spread indefinite.

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