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Spearmint 'Kentcky Colonel'

Mentha spicata 'Kentcky Colonel'  • 

Photo: Spearmint 'Kentcky Colonel'

General description

1-3 ft. high. Large flavorful leaves. 

Plant requirements

Zones: A2, A3; 1-24

Will grow almost anywhere but preforms best with light, moist, medium-rich soil, full sun or partial shade.

Best to plant in a container since it has a tenacious root system; will send up new shoots everywhere.

Maintenance

Water regularly.

Replant every 3 years; propagate from runners.

Properties

Color
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Soil type
Loam
Sand
Sunlight
Full sun
Partial shade
PH
Neutral
Moisture
Well-drained
Hardiness
Hardy