Spearmint

Spearmint
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How to care for Spearmint

  • Light: Full Sun

    Place in a bright room that is sun drenched almost all day. Or directly in a south-facing window.

  • Watering need: Very high demand

    This plant really loves water and doesn’t like to dry up! It’s hard to overwater it, but even a water-loving plant can get overwatered. Always feel the soil before watering - it should feel damp but not wet. Squeeze a bit of soil between your fingers - if water seeps out it’s still wet.

  • Fertilizing need: Medium demand

    Plants can't only survive on water, they need nutrients too. To keep your plant nice and thriving, it’s important that you add fertilizer every now and then. You can find more info below how to best fertilize this plants.

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The Best Way to Water Your Mint Plant

Mint plants thrive best on getting plenty of water, so require fairly frequent waterings.

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How to Fertilize Your Plant

Most plants require fertilizing every now and then to ensure that they get the right nutrients in order to stay happy and healthy.

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How to Repot Your Plant

Most plants require repotting every now and then in order to stay happy and healthy. However, repotting can be stressful to plants, so it's important to do it carefully and not too often.

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Removing Flowers from Your Plant

Removing flowers can help encourage leaf growth.

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Overwintering Your Plant

Some plants prefer to be kept in a cold place during the winter, but still with sufficient light.

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