The leaves of this easy to grow plant can add flavour to many dishes, but also have natural antiseptic qualities and can be used as a soothing herbal remedy.

Features

  • Hardy annualperennial
  • Medicinal & culinary
  • Versatile

Product details

How

Sow in pots or trays of Yates Seed Raising Mix and transplant when 5-6cm tall. Planting in pots will contain its vigorous growth.

Care

Best grown in moist soil in semi shade. Add compost and Yates Blood & Bone before planting. Apply Yates Thrive Soluble Plant Food at regular intervals.  Protect plants from snails and slugs with Yates Blitzem.  Cut back regularly to promote fresh growth. In cold areas will die down in winter.

Hint

Great companion plant for cabbage and tomatoes. To make a peppermint tea add 2 teaspoons of chopped leaves to 1 cup of hot water. Let stand for 5 minutes, strain and cool. Sip tea to aid digestion, reduce tension and relieve symptoms of colds and nausea.

Storage

Store in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight. Keep out of reach of children and pets.

NOT TO BE USED FOR ANY PURPOSE OR IN ANY MANNER CONTRARY TO THIS LABEL UNLESS AUTHORISED

Position Full sun or part shade
Plant space 45cm
Sow depth 2mm
Germination 10-20 days
Germination (days) 15
Row space 45cm
Maturity 12 weeks
Maturity (days) 84
Botanical name Mentha piperita
Plant variety Cameo Mixture
Suitable for Pots and garden beds

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