The peppermint seeds will add a different touch to your garden with this plant that comes from the cross between water mint and spearmint.
Also known as piperita, monte yuyo, black mint, lemon balm mint or bergamot from Chile, it is a plant with an exquisite fragrance and valued medicinal properties.
It is a flavoring and natural repellent in addition it is rrecommended to relieve headaches and digestive problems, if it is rubbed on the chest it helps with breathing.
If you use it in infusions it will help calm muscle aches. and at the culinary level it is ideal for salads, juices and making the famous mojitos.
Excellent for novice growers as it is able to withstand adversity and still stand firm, you must provide it with fertile and moist soil.
You must keep this plant under control because is a great invader and multiplies with skill, you can plant it alone to prevent it from expanding.
We recommend sowing in spring, esta plant grows between 40 to 50 cm in height, it will be enough if you keep 30 cm of distance between each specimen.
In July you can harvest the peppermint harvest and enjoy its magnificent properties.
Get peppermint seeds here at Pevgrow, as well as other aromatic seeds, urban garden seeds, organic, vegetable seeds ...
Seasoning seeds, vegetables, vegetables and the best horticultural products: fertilizers , pots and growing tools.
Characteristics of Peppermint.
- Use: gastronomic -medicinal.
- Aroma: Intense.
- Height: 40-50 cm.
- Planting type: seedbed or direct soil
- Properties: digestive, soothing headaches, insect repellent.
- Planting time: Spring.
- Soils: loose, fertile and moist.
- Irrigation: moderate.
- Various climates.
- Sun exposure or semi shade.
- Harvest: July.