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MintMentha ssp.

Just £2.29

Hardy Perennial
What is Hardy Perennial?
A plant that lives for more than two years.
Capable of withstanding outdoor winter temperatures down to -15C.
1 Reviews
1 packet (750 mint seeds) £2.29 Despatch: by Monday
Description Sowing More Info Delivery Reviews
The ideal accompaniment to roast lamb - homemade mint sauce is hard to beat! Add to boiled new potatoes and peas, make mint jelly or garnish summer drinks. Growing mint plants is so easy and this aromatic herb plant has a multitude of culinary uses. This vigorous perennial is best planted in a container to control its spread. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 100cm (39").

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How to grow herbs


Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.


Patio, Kitchen Garden, Wildlife Gardens, Low Maintenance Garden

Hardy

Full sun

Up to 30cm (11.8in)

Up to 100cm (39.4in)

Easy for all

Easy for all

1 Packet (750 Mint Seeds) (TT00857)

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Once established mint requires little aftercare. Harvest mint leaves before the flowers develop and use them fresh, dried or frozen. Cut back the old stems in autumn and repot container-grown plants annually in spring.

Sow mint seeds indoors or under glass from winter to early summer. Sow in pots or trays on the surface of barely moist seed compost. Do not cover the seeds with compost. Place the seed tray in a propagator at a temperature of 21-24C (70-75F) or seal inside a clear polythene bag until germination which takes 7 - 16 days.

When seedlings are large enough to handle, transplant into 7.5cm (3") pots and grow on in cooler conditions. When all risk of frost has passed, gradually acclimatise mint plants to outdoor conditions over 7 - 10 days before planting outdoors. Grow mint on any well drained soil in full sun or partial shade at a distance of 30cm (12") apart. Alternatively grow mint in containers to control its vigorous growth.

Delivery

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes etc are delivered at the appropriate time for planting and will be stated on the product page or in your order acknowledgement page and email.

Orders for packets of seed incur a delivery charge of £1.95.

Orders which include any other products will incur a delivery charge of £4.95.

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Satisfaction Guaranteed

For your complete peace of mind, our Home and Garden products may be returned to us within 30 days of purchase for a refund of the purchase price. Items must be returned unused, at your cost and in mint condition. All items carry a manufacturer's 12 month defects warranty.

Reviews

First sow of T&M seeds 2016-03-19

Planted these in small pots to place on the kitchen windowsill to grow on. Used food bags to seal in the pots for germination. Worked a treat, they started sprouting sooner than I expected after only 5 days. Can't wait for those summer Mojitos now! Very impressed with the service from Thompson & Morgan also, I am already planning my next order for the summer months. Keep up the good work guys. Martin

T&M replied on 2016-03-20: Thank you very much for your review. I am glad that you have been happy with your Mint. I hope we can continue to be of service to you in the future.