Spearmint Seeds

Spearmint Seeds

Size Price Savings Quantity
Packet $7.09
1 Ounce $125.99 ($125.99/ounce)
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  • Prized for its spicy, citrus, minty taste
  • Wonderful aromatic addition to your herb garden
  • Uses: Culinary, Medicinal, Tea, Ornamental
  • USDA Zones 3-10
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Life Cycle Perennial
Planting Season Spring
Growth Habit Spreading

Flavor Profile Milder than Peppermint; Spicy; Citrusy; Minty
Plant Characteristics Attracts Bees, Attracts Pollinators, Easy to Grow & Maintain, Fast Growing, Fragrant
Use Culinary, Medicinal, Tea
Growing Conditions Cold Tolerant, Commercial, Indoor, Outdoor
Harvest Advantages Dried, Sauce/Paste
Plant Resistance Deer, Rabbit

About Spearmint Seeds

Mentha spicata

Seed Type Heirloom Seed
Also known as Garden Mint, Common Mint, Lamb Mint, Mackerel Mint

Easy to grow and quite ubiquitous across the Northern Hemisphere, Spearmint seeds can sometimes be a chore to find. We are pleased to now be able to offer a selection of the lovely and useful Spearmint to our gardeners! Highly aromatic, Spearmint is a common flavoring agent in everything from teas to toothpaste, but it also offers lush, low growing foliage with lilac purple flowers that are a joy to have in any garden setting.

Planting Information

Planting Spearmint Seeds

Planting Season Spring
Seed Prep Requires Light
Sowing Method Direct Sow
Light Requirement Full Sun
Planting Depth 1/4 inch
Plant Spacing 3 to 4 feet
Water Needs High
Hardiness Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Days to Maturity 75 to 90 days
View our Spearmint Planting Guide to learn more.


Amount Recommended Coverage
Packet Up to 30 Sq. Ft
1 Ounce Up to 150 Sq. Ft