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About This Plant...
Genus and species:
Height and width:
12-24 inches high; 12-24 inches wide
Location and soil:
sun or partial shade; rich, moist, well-drained soil
fresh leaves in tea, cosmetics, desserts, baking, candy, and iced drinks
division and cuttings
Time needed to reach transplant size:
not recommended (mint hybridizes readily and does not often come true from seed)
When to transplant to garden:
When to sow outdoors:
Other Sowing Guidelines...
Approx. germination time:
Days to maturity:
Spacing between plants:
Spacing between rows:
aphids, cutworms, grasshoppers, root borers, flea beetles, spider mites, root weevils
anthracnose, rust, verticillium wilt
use fresh as needed
mint is very invasive and is best planted in pots sunk up to their rims in the ground
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