Plant Care Catmint


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About Catmint

Catmint is a relatively rare houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.

Plant parents describe this plant as a fast grower and easy to bloom with only 24 being grown with Greg around the world. Check out the reviews below for more details!🌟

Catmint likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.


Nepeta racemosa subsp. racemosa

How to care for Catmint


How often to water your Catmint

Water needs for Catmint
0.5 cups
every 9

Catmint 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 Catmint

Water 0.5 cups every

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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 Catmint in your home

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

Catmint love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Catmint does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Catmint

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

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Care Summary for Catmint



Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

What other plant parents say

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