Peppermint

Eco Heirloom variety

Information

Mentha piperita contains spearmint oil and smells of menthol. It winters over without problems. This mint is used for tea, sweets etc. A portion contains about 600 seeds. 


 

Product number:K475
Scientific name:Mentha piperita
Botanic family:The Mint Family - Lamiaceae
Organic:Yes
Lifespan:Perennial
F1 Hybrid:No
New variety:No
Sowing time:Pre-cultivate: April–June
Sowing depth:0,2 cm
Plant spacing:20–30 cm
Row spacing:40–50 cm
Germination time:10–20 days
Height:40–50 cm
Plant location:Sun
Harvest/blooming:June–August
Seeds/g:12000 seeds
Heirloom variety:Yes

Cultivation advice

Sowing

They should be sown very shallowly indoors 6-8 weeks before setting out when the risk of frost is over. 

Spacing

Keep 20-30cm between the plants!

Harvest

Harvest leaves before the plant blooms. 

Seed

12000 seeds/g.
A portion contains about 500 seeds.