Peppermint Potted Herbs

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Product Code: PLANT-PRP00052

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Fact Sheet and Plant Guide



Common name and scientific name

Peppermint, Mentha × piperita

Plant Type, Growth habit and size

Herbaceous perennialUpright and spreading, reaching a height of 1 to 2 feet

Sunlight requirements

Prefers partial to full sun. In a hot climate like Singapore, some afternoon shade may be beneficial to prevent excessive heat stress.

Pot Size

P150, Ø15.0cm x H13cm

Overall Height

25cm to 30cm from the base

Watering needs

Keep the soil consistently moist. Peppermint appreciates regular watering, especially in warm climates. Ensure good drainage to prevent waterlogging.

Soil Type

Well-draining potting mix

Humidity requirements

Prefers high humidity. Misting the plant occasionally or placing a tray of water nearby can help maintain moisture.


Fertilize sparingly with a balanced, water-soluble fertilizer during the growing season (spring and summer). Avoid excessive fertilization.


Generally safe for consumption, but some people may be sensitive. Keep in mind potential allergies.

Propagation methods

Easily propagated through stem cuttings or by dividing established plants.

Pruning requirements

Regularly pinch back the growing tips to encourage bushier growth. Harvest leaves regularly to promote new growth.


Special Features

Fragrant leaves with a strong peppermint aroma, commonly used in teas, culinary dishes, and for medicinal purposes.

Common Pests

Keep an eye out for aphids and spider mites. Regularly inspect the plant, and if pests are present, rinse them off with a gentle spray of water.

*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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