4.3 out of 5 (24 experiences)
Also known as
Garden Mint, Common Mint, Lamb Mint, Mackerel Mint and Strawberry Mint
What other plant parents say
Started from seeds (2nd May 2021) using the plastic cover over pot w soil method. Managed to get seedlings (14th May 2021) but seedlings don’t get bigger but are tall and leggy with not much roots (3…
the leaves droop and feel lame when it needs water it’s so easy to notice cause the plant will literally look sad so it’s hard to kill. i had a chocolate mint plant and it’s died 9 or 10 times and it…
I grew mint from a packet of seeds almost a year ago and now I have two huge mint plants! They were so easy which is awesome because I was terrible with plants. These ladies really grew my confidence…
A friend gave me this little guy 2 weeks ago— newly potted— and every day he’s looking taller and fitter. Apparently he likes to take over, tho, so I keep him in a pot.
It is nice potting plants, make it become bonsai and harvest it several times to mix with tea, that awesome
this plant smells amazing and the leaves flourish
Like all mint, spearmint will grow like wild.
I just want to give these all my love
very cool smell and big
Dies for no reason
How to care for Spearmint
Spearmint needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in San Antonio, TX.
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June 13th, 2021
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in San Antonio is currently very high 📈. The plant growth potential in your area is currently at its peak! 🌿
The availability of high quality sunl…
June 12th, 2021
San Antonio is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in San Antonio is expected to increase by 5.2% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 19.4 megajoules of energy p…
June 13th, 2021
This month, San Antonio is getting an average of 9.7 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will increase by 4.2% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 13.9 total hours of …
Spearmint 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 during this time of higher sunlight intensity in San Antonio, TX ☀️.️
This is a great time to watch your Spearmint thrive 🌿!
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 Spearmint after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.
June 9th, 2021
The growing potential in San Antonio is high 📈.
It's best to repot plants during their active growing periods when they have the energy to re-establish their roots! This is a great time to repot a…