Peppermint Seeds

Botanical Name: Mentha piperita
Seeds per Pack: 100
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Peppermint does best in rich, moist soil. It prefers shaded locations but is highly adaptable and can do well in a variety of environments. As a member of the Lamiaceae family, peppermint is highly aromatic and tends to spread quickly once established. The fresh or dried leaves are used for baking and culinary creations.

Mentha piperita is a bushy herb that can grow upright to a height of one to two feet. It features dark green, rounded toothy leaves, which are fuzzy in appearance. Peppermint blooms white to lavender flowers in the summer, and spreads via runners more often than by seed.

When growing from seed, start indoors eight to ten weeks prior to last frost or plant directly outside in early spring. Fortunately, peppermint requires little maintenance and will take anywhere from 12-16 days to sprout. Once plants are at least four weeks old and temperatures exceed 50 degrees, young plants can be moved outside if started indoors.

This Herb Appears In
 Organic Peppermint Leaf
 Organic Dream Tea
 Organic Easy Day Tea
 Organic Evening Repose Tea
 Organic Mint Tea
 Organic Mint Chocolate Mate
 Organic Nettle & Blossoms Tea
 Organic Pollinator Tea
 Organic Tulsi Delight Tea
 Organic Women’s Balancing Tea
 Organic Peppermint Essential Oil
 Organic Peppermint Hydrosol