A perennial plant, it has destinctive foliage that are serrated and leaf that is pointy at tip. The plant produces flowers which are on slender looking spikes and are pink or white. The leaves can be used in cooking, either raw or cooked to flavour desserts, salads, smoothies, mousse or on steamed vegetables. Delicious added to cool drinks for a refreshing mint flavour. A warm tea made from leaves is said to aid headaches, digestive disorders and fevers. Can be used mashed up and put onto bruises to aid healiing.
Growing 30-100cms tall, spearmint grows in most soils however keep the soil moist. Prefers partial shade and a slightly acid soil, it does well as potted plants and hanging plants. Unless you have the room in your garden, keep this herb contained as it will spread. Companion plant near cabbage or tomatoes.
Pot Size 50mm
Mint - Spearmint
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