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Herb, Mint, Ginger

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Finely chopped leaves are a colorful, flavor-booster.

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Gorgeous, marvelously flowering, aromatic mint plants will rock your rock or herb garden. Offering up a show of pink blooms in spring, ornamental 12" plants put on a colorful season-long show of lightly-variegated, gold-flecked serrated leaves throughout the season, making for a pretty, fruit-scented groundcover in moist spots. Leaves, most flavorful when fresh, can be dried or frozen. Finely chopped leaves a colorful, flavor-booster for roast lamb; mint leaves make a tasty, healthy herbal tea. Harvest leaves young as most fragrant and flavorsome. Easy-to-grow plants are lovely in your garden or in a patio container in part- or full sun. Mint can be invasive, so many gardeners opt for pots or containers. To harvest, snip the top leaves first to encourage the plants’ leaves to shoot from the base. Remove older woody stems to allow newer and younger shoots to fill in. Mingle with lemon juice, salt and pepper to add wow-factor to fish or grilled meats.
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Sun The amount of sunlight this product needs daily in order to perform well in the garden. Full sun means 6 hours of direct sun per day; partial sun means 2-4 hours of direct sun per day; shade means little or no direct sun.

Full Sun

Days To Maturity The average number of days from when the plant is actively growing in the garden to the expected time of harvest.

30-90 days

Life Cycle This refers to whether a plant is an annual, biennial or perennial. Annuals complete their life cycles in one year; biennials produce foliage the first year and bloom and go to seed the second year; perennials can live for more than two years.

Perennial

Height The typical height of this product at maturity.

10-12 inches

Spread The width of the plant at maturity.

10-12 inches

Sow Method This refers to whether the seed should be sown early indoors and the seedlings transplanted outside later, or if the seed should be sown directly in the garden at the recommended planting time.

Direct Sow

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Sun
Full Sun
Days To Maturity
30-90 days
Life Cycle
Perennial
Height
10-12 inches
Spread
10-12 inches
Sow Method
Direct Sow
Planting Time
Spring, Summer
Thin
10 inches