Spearmint - (Mentha spicata)

Spearmint Herb

This perennial herb, also known as Garden Mint, Green Mint, Spire Mint, Sage of Bethlehem, Fish Mint and Lamb Mint, can grow up to 24 inches high and 24 inches wide.
Spearmint enjoys a shady location and will succeed in almost any soil but a moist situation is preferable. Harvest as needed.

Spearmint sprigs can be added to drinks and fruit dishes as a garnish. It also makes a refreshing tea.

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