Spearmint is savoured for its refreshing qualities as a herbal tea, adding complex flavour in cooking and a satisfying garden scent. Growing well in compact clumps that will thrive in most areas of your garden, you'll be floating out to your garden to pick fresh garden herbs for your evening tea ritual before you know it, so growing it close to your kitchen back door is advisable.
Locations: Window box, balconies, containers and garden beds
Effort Level: Looks after itself
Plant Type: Perennial
Pot Size: 20cm
Number of Seeds: 700
Sowing Tips: Scatter thinly onto damp but well drained soil and cover. Place in a clear sealed container and keep in a sunny spot until germination.