Corsican Mint Ground Cover Plant Seed

Corsican Mini Mint Seeds

Groundcover Specifications

Season: Perennial

USDA Zones: 7 - 9

Height: 1 - 2 inches

Width: 6 - 12 inches

Bloom Season: Summer

Bloom Color: Green

Growth Rate: Fast

Environment: Partial shade to full shade

Foot Traffic: Moderate

Deer Resistant: Yes

Latin Name: Mentha Requienuii

Planting Directions

Temperature: 65 - 70F

Average Germ Time: 5 - 7 days

Light Required: No

Depth: Cover pellet with no more than the thickness of the pellet

Soil Type: Moist soils with pH between 5.8 - 6.2

Sowing Rate: 1 pellet per plant

Moisture: Keep seeds moist until germination and plants somewhat moist at all times.

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Corsican Mini Ornamental Mint (Mentha requienii) - Corsican mint is a spreading, ground-hugging plant only growing 1 - 2 inches high with petite, round leaves that emit a powerful, minty aroma. Also known as creeping mint, it spreads up to 1 foot wide by narrow stems that take root as they grow. Corsican mint can be somewhat finicky, especially when it comes to irrigation. These plants don’t tolerate drought, which means the soil should be kept consistently moist but not soggy.

Easily fills in gaps

Mini mint is the perfect ground cover solution for filling in around stepping stones or pavers, but are not sturdy enough for heavy foot traffic although moderate foot traffic is tolerable.

corsican mini mint

Corsican Mini Mint

Plant Specifications

Corsican mint plants tolerates partial sunlight to mostly shady areas. Nearly any type of moist, well-drained soil is suitable. Like most mint plants, it self-seeds readily and can be somewhat aggressive. This plant is suitable for growing in USDA plant hardiness zones 7 - 9. It freezes in colder climates but usually self-seeds in spring.

Not only can it be used as the perfect ground cover plant or container plant, In addition to its uses as a groundcover in the garden, Corsican mint is valuable culinary plant and great for containers. Snip the leaves to flavor hot and cold drinks, ice cream and baked goods. Its tiny, bright, green leaves are strongly aromatic.

  • Sowing Rate: 1 pellet per plant
  • Average Germ Time: 5 - 7 days
  • Keep moist until germination
  • Attracts bees and butterflies
  • Depth: Cover no more than the thickness of the pellet
mini ornamental mint

Pelletized Seed

Corsican mint seeds are pelletized with each seed pellet containing 8 - 12 seeds. Therefore, if you buy 25 pellets, you are actually getting over 200 seeds. Now you don't have to worry about sowing multiple seeds, thinning young plants, and all that. Just stick one pellet in a 4-inch pot and before you know it, you'll have bright green shoots spilling over the sides.

  • Height: 1 - 2 inches
  • USDA Zones: 7 - 9
  • Season: Perennial