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Mint

Botanical Name

Name

Family Name

Name

Our Varieties

Name Variety 1

Mint

Botanical Name

Name

Family Name

Name

Our Varieties

Name Variety 1

Mint

Mentha x piperita L.
Labiatae

Temperature

  • Germination: 18-22°C
  • Growth: 18-25°C

Light

  • Mint can grow both in full light and in partially shaded areas.
  • More exposure to light promotes better essential oil production.
  • 12 to 14 hours per day is recommended for growing indoors with Bulbo lights.

Soil

  • You can choose any type of soil, preferably with a high content of organic matter and good drainage.
  • For mint, we recommend this soil mix.

Time Of Growth

  • Expect about 50 to 60 days from seed to harvest, depending on variety.
  • Mint can grow quite fast (about 20 cm in twenty days!)

HOW TO START

  • Mint can be sown by seed, or duplicated by cuttings or runners.

WATERING & CARE

  • Mint needs frequent watering, at least once a day but take care not to keep the soil too wet.
  • Remember to remove the dried leaves that form over time.

How To Use

  • Mint leaves can be harvested consistently, but if collected at full bloom they have the highest content of essential oils.

Nutritional Values

Potassium: 569 mg
Phosphorus: 73 mg
Calcium: 243 mg
Sodium: 31 mg
Iron: 5 mg
Vitamin C: 32 mg
Mentha x piperita L.
Labiatae

Temperature

  • Germination: 18-22°C
  • Growth: 18-25°C

Light

  • Mint can grow both in full light and in partially shaded areas.
  • More exposure to light promotes better essential oil production.
  • 12 to 14 hours per day is recommended for growing indoors with Bulbo lights.

Soil

  • You can choose any type of soil, preferably with a high content of organic matter and good drainage.
  • For mint, we recommend this soil mix.

Time Of Growth

  • Expect about 50 to 60 days from seed to harvest, depending on variety.
  • Mint can grow quite fast (about 20 cm in twenty days!)

HOW TO START

  • Mint can be sown by seed, or duplicated by cuttings or runners.

WATERING & CARE

  • Mint needs frequent watering, at least once a day but take care not to keep the soil too wet.
  • Remember to remove the dried leaves that form over time.

How To Use

  • Mint leaves can be harvested consistently, but if collected at full bloom they have the highest content of essential oils.

Nutritional Values

Potassium: 569 mg
Phosphorus: 73 mg
Calcium: 243 mg
Sodium: 31 mg
Iron: 5 mg
Vitamin C: 32 mg