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Mentha spicata, (Granny's Original Mint) Herb Plant

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Some Herbs may be too tall for our standard packaging and will be trimmed to fit. This will not be detrimental to the plant but will mean that these herbs will flower later in the year.

The Blister packs used to protect our beautiful herbs during transit are made from 100% recycled plastic and can be recycled kerbside.

Granny's Original Mint (Mentha spicata) Herb in 9cm Pot

Mint will thrive anywhere, preferring moist partly shady areas, and are easy to grow from cuttings or replanting of runners. To control spread, this herb should be planted in sunken bottomless containers and kept well watered to ensure good leaf production.

Granny's Original Mint will produce small mauve flower spikes in mid to late summer, and grow 30-60cm tall.

Herb Usage

This is the mint that Granny used in sauces to complement meats (mint sauce with lamb), soups, salads, vegetable dishes, sweet dishes and drinks.

Buy Garden Mint Online

Our potted Granny's original Mint herb plants are generally available to buy online between March and September.

Mentha spicata, (Granny's Original Mint) Herb Plant
Aspect/Site Any
Soil Type Any soil
Flower Colour Mauve
Height 30cm
Spread 60cm
Latin Name Mentha spicata Group
Hardiness RHS rating H7 - Very hardy
Culinary Soups and Sauces
Scented Foliage
Medicinal/Cosmetic Teas and Tissanes
Flowering/Harvest/Interest Summer
Special Features Pollinator Friendly
Type of Garden Container/Patio
  • 5
    Lovely plant

    Posted by Jeff H on 30th Aug 2020

    Robust and sturdy on arrival, this is mint as I remember it - Granny's Original is a really good description of it.

  • 5
    I will happily buy from them again

    Posted by Jeremy Wood on 19th Aug 2020

    Sturdy healthy plant

  • 5
    Arrived very promptly and in very good condition.

    Posted by Unknown on 21st Aug 2019

    Plants arrived swiftly and in great condition, so pleased, planted and thriving

  • 5

    Posted by CAROL ANN DAVIES on 4th Jun 2019

    Very healthy plants. Good packaging. Highly recommended

  • 5
    Lovely plant

    Posted by Hilary Williams on 22nd May 2019

    A well grown plant. Packed beautifully. Very pleased. Thank you very much.