Exposure
Part sun
Sun
Soil Moisture Needs
Dry
Average
Growth Rate in the Garden
Fast
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Attributes
Container
Easy to Grow
Drought Tolerant
Fragrant
Ground Cover
Water Requirements
Prefers well-drained soil
Riverbend Nursery (M.S.)

Mentha spicata var. 'The Best'

The Best Mint

Most vigorous growing form of spearmint. Green wrinkled leaves are used mainly for tea. Great in salads, cold drinks and with fruit.

Height:

24 Inches

Mentha (men'-tha)

Family: Lamiaceae · Common Name: Mint

Aromatic foliage and spikes of lavender to white flowers on attractive, square-stemmed plants. An impressive assortment of flavors, scents and colors, all with a classic minty overtone. Most mints are vigorous spreaders and should be contained.

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