Spearmint - Mentha spicata (or Mentha viridis)

When to plant iSowing / transplanting
When to harvest iHarvest period
Height iAverage height
18 inches (46 cm)
Planting distance iPlanting distance
18 inches (46 cm)
Sowing depth iSowing depth
0.5 inches (1.3 cm)
Spearmint growing conditions
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Pest & diseases iPests & diseases difficulty
Sun / Shade iSun / shade tolerance
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Common names: Garden mint, Common mint, Lamb mint, Mackerel mint
Vegetable type: Herbs (24)
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Shared family: Lamiaceae (13)

Same type: Herbs (23)