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Spearmint's clean, crisp flavor is ideal for adding to salads, desserts, and drinks. The pointed, deep green leaves are glossy and appealing, but this is also an invasive perennial, so keep its spreading shoots in check.
Sow: Early to late spring
Harvest: Late spring to early fall
Soil Preference: Well-drained soil, moist soil
Sun or Shade: Partial or dappled shade
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