Plant Care Catmint
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Catmint

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Catmint has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower
Catmint has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily

Taxonomy

Nepeta mussinii
Nepeta
Lamiaceae
Lamiales

How to care for Catmint

Water

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
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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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: 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.

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

Nutrients

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

Catmint

Catmint


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.

What other plant parents say

Catmint has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 1
Catmint has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 1
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@Deeptouge
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globe Tarentum, Pennsylvania
07/08/2021

Cats love it and so do I!

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Blooms easily Blooms easily

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