Nov 02, 2011 · How to Get Seeds of Mint Plant?? Mon Oct 31, 2011 10:27 pm I Just Found my Moms mint plant and its pretty big, I want to get seeds from it but don’t know how? it has this little buds and most are dry and some are green but i don’t know were the seeds are or how to do this?
Harvest/Storage. Young leaves have more flavor than old ones, and mint can be harvested as soon as it comes up in spring. Although fresh is best and sprigs keep for a few days in water, mint leaves can be frozen or air-dried in bunches. Right before flowering, cut the stems 1 inch from the ground.
Mint Seeds. Spearmint is perhaps the best-loved of all the mints. This herb bears lavender flowers in late spring, and its leaves are dark green and sharply pointed.
Mint may be grown from seed sown early indoors and transplanted outside after frost, or planted as a potted plant. Sowing Seed Indoors: Sow mint seeds indoors 8-10 weeks before the last frost in spring using a seed starting kit. Sow seeds ¼ inches deep in seed …
Mint seeds can also be planted in containers. Use a container with a good bottom drainage, and fill the container with commercial potting mixture. Put the container in a sunny area on your patio. Mint doesn’t do well indoors, usually only surviving for one season.
Our mint seeds are grown in isolation bred with care in a greenhouse setting. Follow this handy How to Grow Mint for seeds guide and grow some flavour. The mint family is vast and cross pollination is difficult to control, so many sources suggest that mint will not come true from seed.
Johnny’s Selected Seeds. Johnny’s offers a selection of improved and difficult-to-find mints in the form of organic, vegetatively propagated plugs, as well as common mint seed.
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