Peppermint Herb Garden Seeds
- Latin Name: Mentha x piperita
- Days to Maturity: 90+ Perennial
- Hardiness Zones: 3-11
- Seed Planting Depth: 1/2”
- Seed Plant Spacing: 18-24”
- Growth Habit: Upright/spread
- Soil Preference: Rich, moist and well-drained
- Temp Preference: Cool
- Light Preference: Full sun to partial shade
- Pests/Diseases: Aphids, thrips and spider mites
- Color: Aromatic green pointed leaves, flowers
- Flavor: Fresh, cool, slight pepper, pungent, minty
Peppermint Herb Growing Habits
Non-GMO (Mentha x piperita) Peppermint grows as cool perennial herbs reaching 1-3’ high. This minty herb blooms in spring to early summer or fall. Once plants reach maturity, they will develop pointed and pungent green leaves—providing a fresh, cool and minty scent with slight pepper. Peppermint plants continue producing aromatic leaves, before the warm temperatures set it, sending this minty hybrid variety to bloom pink-to-purple flowers, before setting seed.
The Various Essential Oil Uses of Peppermint Garden Herb
When it comes to popular aromatherapy and beneficial scents, Peppermint herbs, also referred to as “Candy mint” rank as the most favored in regards to its cool, minty properties which help soothe anxiety, clear sinus congestion, aid headaches and help ease nausea! As a fresh and pungent hybrid mint variety, Peppermint Garden Herbs also provide a slight pepper flavor and are often used to simultaneously sharpen and relieve the senses.
The Herbal Tea Benefits of Growing Peppermint Garden Herb & Seed
Peppermint is one of the best herbs that offers an option for caffeine-free tea! As a medicinal remedy, the warm minty flavor and pungent aroma of Peppermint flavoring is often used for even common sinus colds or to help relax muscles. Herbal mint tea is a healthy choice for kids if they have a stomach ache, as Peppermint can help treat digestion and nausea.
Peppermint Garden Herb Seeds Per Package:
- 1 g - Approximately 12000 Seeds