Mint Mentha

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Mint leaves are a popular aromatic herb that usually grow in edible gardens or container as kitchen herbs. The lemon-smelling leaves are commonly used in teas, cooking, and as an insect repellent. Order yours now and enjoy its freshness at your home!

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Product Code: PLANT-PRP00037

Tags:  OutdoorEdible PlantsFragrant PlantsButterfly Attracting Plants

Mint, botanically referred to as Mentha, is highly favored in Singapore's tropical climate for its ease of cultivation and versatility. Ideal for container gardening, it thrives in well-drained soil and partial shade, requiring regular watering to maintain its vibrant green leaves. Pruning is essential to promote bushier growth and prevent it from overtaking other plants. Mint's refreshing aroma and flavor make it a staple in culinary uses, from garnishes to drinks, enhancing any dish with its cool, crisp taste.

Fact Sheet and Plant Guide



Common name and scientific name

Mint Mentha, Spearmint, Pudina (Mentha spicata L.)

Growth habit and size

Mint is a Perennial herb produced from a creeping rhizome with an upright growth habit.

Foliage, flower color, and texture

Leaves light green and ovate to lanceolate with deep veins and serrate leaf margin. Rubbing the leaves releases a lemon-smelling fragrance.

Produces small white or purple flowers encircle the floral stalk near the tip and are arranged in a spike inflorescence.

Pot Size

Ø15cm x H11.5cm

Overall Height

25-35cm from the base of the pot

Sunlight requirements

Thrives in full sun or partial shade areas that receive at least 6 hours of sunlight daily.

Watering needs

Keep the soil evenly moist, water it regularly during a hot season.

Soil type and pH requirements

Grow best in soil with excellent drainage with lots of organic matter.

The preferred pH range is from 6.0 – 7.5

Feeding and fertilizer needs

Feed with all-purpose organic fertilizer at least once a month to provide essential nutrients for healthy plant growth. It is also recommended to fertilize after harvesting the mint leaves to rejuvenate the plant.

Pruning requirements

Gently trim away dry, brown, or yellowish leaves by using a pair of secateurs at least once a month.

*Photos for illustration only. Actual product may vary due to the nature of the product.
*Color of pot and size may vary and change subject to availability.


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