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Mentha – Mojito Cocktail Mint – Spearmint – Mentha spicata

Garden Height
18 - 24
18 - 24
18 - 24
Container Role
Flower Size
Light Level
Part Sun to Sun
Proven Selections

Fragrant Foliage

Maintenance Notes

Large plantings may be sheared after blooming to encourage vegetative growth. Mints can be aggressive so use a soil barrier if you want to be sure to contain the planting.

Uses Notes

Great in beds, along walkways, and on patios.

Maintenance Category Easy

Water Category Average

Bloom Time

Flower Form Container, Landscape

pH B - pH 5.8 - 6.2

EC (2:1 Extraction Method) 0.6 - 0.9

Fertilization 100 - 150

Light Requirements High

Water Requirements Moderate to Moist

Rooting Out Temperature 65 - 72° Fahrenheit

Growing On Temperature 55 - 65° Fahrenheit

Holding Temperature 40 - 50° Fahrenheit

Planting and Timing Information

Early Spring through Fall Finish. Standard PPP.

Finishing Times [weeks]
4-5" and Quart Pot : 4-5
6" and Gallon Pot : 5-6
7-9" Pot : 6-7
10-12" and Two Gallon Pot :

Pinching and Growth Regulators

Pinch as needed to maintain shape.

Pest and Disease Management

General pest and disease practices as listed in notes.

Grower Tips

Once established use cool temperatures to keep compact.

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