A Guide in Growing Mint in the House
- Choose a pot with great drainage and at least 4-inch.
- Provide mint with quality potting mix that includes vermiculite or perlite to help retain moisture.
- Fill the pot 3/4 full of potting mix and add mint cuttings or a little plant and cover it with soil.
- Press the ground in place to remove any sort of air pockets.
- Put /2-inch layer of mulch on top of the soil as Mint likes moisture.
- Keep mint plants regularly moist at all times. If watering will be an issue, consider including water-retaining polymers to the ground or include wicks and a dish reservoir.
- Offer mint good indirect light from a southern or western-facing window in winter months, or an eastern-facing window in summertime. (For southern Hemisphere east or North Facing)
- Harvest little sprigs of mint after the first month. Tip: Do not take more than half the foliage over the winter months season.
How to Strike Mint Cuttings in Water?
- Find a 6-inch long mint cuttings in a glass jar filled 3/4 filled with tepid water.
- Add a liquid fertilizer according to manufacturer's instructions.
- Place the jar in a window that obtains 6 hours of light each day.
- Replace water in a week.
- Clean and wipe down the jar if it develops algae.
- Harvest no more than half the length of the sprig over the winter months, and just that if you see brand-new growth sprouting. By springtime, the cuttings should have energetic root growth and can easily be planted in the garden or into a pot for indoor usage.
Different Varieties of Mint
Below we have provided a list of photos for many different species of Mint. Most Mints require similar conditions and hate to dry out or be in extreme heat conditions. This why in many regions it is usually grown in areas where it receives morning sun only!