alberta-growing-region

Alberta

Canada

Physical Description
This region has three growing areas: Carmangay, midway between Calgary and Lethbridge, Queenstown, on the Siksika Indian Nation, and Bow Island, east of Lethbridge.

Elevation
Carmangay – 3,075 feet, Queenstown – 2,882 feet, and Bow Island – 2,591 feet

Irrigation
Irrigation water for this region flows from the Canadian Rockies. The water is delivered by a canal system. All of this area is irrigated by sprinklers, the majority is by pivots.

Mint Varieties
Scotch Spearmint (regular and 770 varieties)

Back to top