Peppermint Planting Distances and Number of Plants per Acre

Peppermint Plant Info and Uses

Peppermint is a sterile hybrid and cannot be grown from seeds. It is propagated through cuttings, rootstocks or rhizomes. We generally get rhizomes, cuttings or rootstocks from older plantations (1 hectare of established plantation can yield enough material for 5-7 hectares). We normally need 3300 – 4400 lbs. (1500-2000 kg) of rhizomes for 1 hectare (10.000 square meters) of new peppermint cultivation.

In every hectare (1 hectare = 2,47 acres = 10.000 square meters), on average we have about 70.000 – 90.000 plants. We normally plant in rows that will have an average distance of 1,5-1,7 feet (45-55 cm) or slightly more. The distances between the plants inside the row range from to 8-12 inches (20-30 cm). Planting is done during spring via machines or by hand.

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1.) Peppermint Plant Information & Uses

2.) How to grow Peppermint at home

3.) Growing Peppermint commercially

4.) Peppermint Growing Conditions

5.) Peppermint Planting Distances & Number of Plants per Acre

6.) Peppermint Water Requirements

7.) Peppermint Plant Fertilizer Requirements

8.) Peppermint Weed Control

9.) Peppermint Harvest

10.) Peppermint Plant Material & Essential Oil Yield

11.) Peppermint Pests & Diseases

12.) Q&As Peppermint Plant

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