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Mint, Spearmint (In Production)
Mint, Spearmint (In Production)

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Mentha spicata is a perennial growing to 0.6 m (2ft) by 1 m (3ft 3in). It is hardy to zone 3 and is not frost tender. It is in flower from late autumn to early spring. The flowers are hermaphrodite (have both male and female organs) and are pollinated by Bees. It is noted for attracting wildlife. Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils and can grow in heavy clay soil. Suitable pH: acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils. It can grow in semi-shade (light woodland) or no shade. It prefers moist soil.

Comments Warnings : Mints are very versatile plants with culinary and medicinal uses Links are provided for specific information. Ref: PFAF. Essential oil can only be consumed in very small doses if at all. It can be toxic taken internally in large doses.