Spearmint – Easy to grow, fast spreading herb with heart shaped leaves. Move every two years to contain growth and maintain flavour quality. Favorite of good cooks when added to freash vegetables, new potatoes and lamb dishes. Also used for jellies, sauces and tea. Dry leaves slowly. Companion plant for cabbage and tomatoes. Repels ants, aphids, flea beetles, mosquitoes and white flies. Tolerates moist, shady locations.
Maturity: 80 days – Habit: Perennial – Preservation: Dry