Mint Seeds Peppermint ORGANIC
Seeds per pack; approx. 2500
Peppermint (Mentha piperita) is a perennial herb that has very fragrant, dark green serrated leaves and produces tiny mauve flowers that beneficial insects love.
It has a strong mint flavour that makes a wonderful tea that is said to help with nausea and indigestion.
It has a very refreshing taste and is often used as a seasoning for beans, peas and potatoes in the summer. Mint also has a place in indian and mediterranean cuisines.
Sow the peppermint seeds from March onwards in a propagator or somewhere warm.
The seeds should be sprinkled over a tray of damp compost and placed in a polythene bag to keep the humidity up.
Germination can take up to 20 days.
When seedlings are large enough to handle, pot on to small pots, a few seedlings in each pot.
Harden off and plant out from May, after all risk of frost has passed.
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