Botanical name: Mentha spicata
Spearmint is a deliciously sweet mint with pointed leaves, prefect for jellies and sauces, deserts and refreshingly cool in summer drinks.
Spearmint will grow in just about any soil and prefers ample moisture for lush growth.
A warm winter site will ensure growth through the colder months.
Harvest leaves as required by cutting stems back at the base, allowing new shoots to form.
Prefers sun or semi-shade.
Grows 30-90cm high.
Suitable for pots.