Plant Care Bonsai Mint
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Bonsai Mint

Taxonomy

Plectranthus ernstii
Plectranthus
Lamiaceae
Lamiales

How to care for Bonsai Mint

Water

How often to water your Bonsai Mint

Water needs for Bonsai Mint
0.5 cups
every 9

Bonsai Mint 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 Bonsai Mint

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Bonsai Mint in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Bonsai Mint: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Bonsai Mint love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Bonsai Mint does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Bonsai Mint in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Bonsai Mint

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Bonsai Mint: 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 Bonsai Mint after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

FAQs
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Care Summary for Bonsai Mint

Bonsai Mint

Bonsai Mint


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft 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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