Peppermint

Mentha piperita


Standard seed packet, 100 seeds

$1.50
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Peppermint

Mentha piperita


  • Perennial 50cm
  • Culinary and medicinal herb
  • Peppermint flavour


Perennial growing to 50cm. Spreading habit. Green leaves with strong peppermint flavour; can be eaten raw or cooked, commonly used in drinks, desserts, teas, salads, sauces and as a garnish. Can be grown in containers. Also has medicinal uses.


How to sow and grow:

Method: Raise seedlings
Sowing Depth: 1mm
When: Spring and autumn
Germination: 10-14 days @ 13-18°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle: Hardy Perennial
Plant Spacing: 30cm
Plant Height: 50cm
Position: Part or full sun, moist soil
Days to Maturity/Flowering: 85-95 days
*Notes: Leaves have best flavour before the plant flowers. Can be invasive. Can be grown in containers. Does best in part shade. Pick leaves as required.

(Product number: F3-20)
Seeds per gram: 12000 seeds


SKU F3-20
Shipping Weight 0.0004kg
Botanical name: Mentha piperita
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 100 seeds
Seeds per gram: 12000
Photo credits:

Photo by Forest and Kim Starr / CC BY 2.0

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