Plant seeds 8-13 cm (3-5″) apart. Space plants 50 cm (20″) apart. Grows into a 30-46 cm (12-18″) bush.
3 mm (1/8″) deep
Full sun, rich well-drained soil
Seeds sprout in 15 days.
Mint rust, powdery mildew, leaf spot
For the best germination rate, start seeds indoors in late winter Plant or direct sow outdoors after last frost.
Keep well watered during growing season. Allow plants to grow to 15 cm (6″) high before you start harvesting the leaves. Pinch the stems about halfway down, just above a leaf node, and use the trimmed leaves for the kitchen.
Harvest the entire plant in the fall. Leaves can be dried or frozen.