Mentha x piperita
Description : A refreshing herb. Tastes good in sweet dishes, jam, with potatoes, veggies, in fruit drinks and teas. Stimulates the metabolism, good against cramps and infections.
Sowing : March-June, inside/in pots/on open grounds.
Depth : Cover the seeds only with a little bit of soil.
Germination, soil temperature : 10-15 days, 16-20°C
Site : After sowing, press the seeds tighly into the soil and keep the soil moist. Sunny, likes soils poor in nutrients but rich in humus. The roots produces a lot of runners.
Spacing : 30×30 cm
Blooming/harvesting time : Young sprouts.
Tip : Conservation: dry the leaves, freeze them up or put them in vinegar.
Best-before date : 01.2022
Brand : Kiepenkerl, Germany | Article number : 156081