|Item Number||Italian Name||Scientific Name|
|Mentha Piperita L.|
Peppermint is a herbaceous plant, 20 - 24 inches tall and has a branched, fibrous root. Its branched stem is squarish, upright and is either green or violet in color. The leaves are serrated and opposed on the plant. The flowers are either rose-violet or whitish in color and are almost always sterile. They group together on small spikes protruding from the plant which flowers in July.
In spring and autumn for Mediterranean climates.
Start Indoors then transplant
|Life Cycle||Days of Maturity||Sun Type||Spread||Max Height||Planting Time|
|Perennial Plant||90-175 Days||Full||16-24 inches||24 inches||Early Spring|
= Outside Sow Period
= Sow Indoors then Transplant seedlings
= Harvest Period
= Tunnel/Cloche Gardening