Plant Care Catmint


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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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Finding light for Catmint in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Catmint: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Catmint 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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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.

Care Summary for Catmint



Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


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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