A versatile herb, mint has a refreshing quality that enlivens iced drinks, jellies, and hot dishes, as well as crafts and bath water!
The aroma of mint will make you close your eyes as your thoughts drift to a summer day. Mint not only enhances iced tea and mixed drinks, it is also a wonderful surprise flavor in savory dishes, including meats, stews, and vegetable fritters. Tiny flowers are loved by bees.
Variety InfoThis common mint is neither peppermint, spearmint, nor any other specific type. Mints readily cross-pollinate, so plants grown from seed are more variable.
6 to 8 weeks before your average last frost date.
1 to 2 weeks after your average last frost date. Ideal soil temperature for germination is 68°–75°F.