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Spearmint (Mentha spicata)

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Spearmint is a rhizomatous, upright perennial which is most commonly grown as a culinary herb and/or ground cover.  Spearmint is grown for its aromatic and carminative oil, referred to as oil of spearmint. Leaves have a strong spearmint fragrance and taste, and may be used to flavor teas, in salads, as a garnish or in pot pourris. Cold hardy: USDA zone 5-9.

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