Mint, Spearmint

Mentha spicata 'Kentucky Colonel'

 

 

  • Aggressive growth habit
  • Culinary uses are boundless
  • Use leaves fresh, dried, or fresh frozen

Details

The prized Mentha spicata 'Kentucky Colonel' produces large fragrant leaves on robust plants. Wonderful in Thai dishes, teas, salads, or snip a branch tip for a beautiful garnish. Prune to remove flower heads and encourage new vegetative growth or leave showy flowers to attract butterflies. Fanstastic groundcover. Mint can be extremely invasive; sink barriers at least a foot into the soil to discourage spreading of rhizomes or grow in containers.

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Type:

Herb

Perennial

Sun/Shade:

Full Sun to Part Sun

Bloom Color:

Lavender

Pink

White / Ivory

Foliage Color:

Green

Hardiness Zone:

4 - 11

Height:

12-24 inches

Spread:

12-24 inches

Benefits:

Vigorous Growth

Fragrant

Deer Resistant

Rabbit Resistant

Attracts Wildlife:

Attracts Butterflies

 
 
 
 

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