Peppermint

​胡椒薄荷

(Mentha piperita)

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Growing Facts

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Hong Kong Warm Growing Season (May-August)

 

At least 6 hours daily under the sun

Mint prefers full sun but can also tolerate some shade

Moderate amount of water

Mint likes to be moist at all times

 

 Plant in pots that are at least 8 inches in diameter and are 10-12 inches deep

Space the seedlings 2 feet apart

Fun Facts
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Being a hybrid, it's usually sterile, producing no seeds and reproducing only vegetatively
Morocco produces 92% of the world's peppermint