Plant Care Western Australian peppermint

Western Australian peppermint

Also known as

Western Australian peppermint, Swan River peppermint, peppermint, willow myrtle, Wanil, Wonnow, Wonong and Wannang

Taxonomy

Agonis flexuosa
Agonis
Myrtaceae
Myrtales

How to care for Western Australian peppermint

Water

How often to water your Western Australian peppermint

Water needs for Western Australian peppermint
0.5 cups
every 9

Western Australian peppermint needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Western Australian peppermint

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Finding light for Western Australian peppermint in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Western Australian peppermint: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Western Australian peppermint may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Western Australian peppermint

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Western Australian peppermint: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Western Australian peppermint after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for Western Australian peppermint

Western Australian peppermint

Western Australian peppermint


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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