Mentha – Mojito Cocktail Mint – Spearmint – Mentha spicata
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.
Great in beds, along walkways, and on patios.
Maintenance Category Easy
Water Category Average
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.
Once established use cool temperatures to keep compact.