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What's up with my mint?


By Llew

Lincolnshire, United Kingdom Gb

As you can see, it's lush, green, healthy and very firm, but it's not growing in height and all the leaves are really quite small. I thought mint grew tall with bigger, softer leaves? At least, the last lot I had did.

Or, are there different types I don't know about?

It's got plenty of room in its pot.




Yours is looking better than mine! Is the pot too small for it, I mean the depth? Needs to be a minimum of 10 inches or more, pref. Unless you've bought one with 'nana' in the name (which means small)

28 May, 2009


It's a good sized pot, Bamboo. Definitely a 10 incher. As for the name, I have no clue. They were just some seeds in a herb garden set from woolies and in plain bags.

28 May, 2009


looks great how long have u had it

28 May, 2009


I sowed the seeds in March and kept them indoors. Potted them up into 3 inch cells last month but it's been in this pot about 4 or 5 weeks now. It's growing, but only in bushiness, not height.

28 May, 2009


there are quite a few different sorts with different size will grow anywear and it looks lovley and healthy to me.

29 May, 2009


perhaps its just not a tall variety, perhaps you could split it or take a harvest if you think its old enough, maybe the next lot will be bigger

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29 May, 2009


Mine look exactly the same Llew! Have you tried tasting one?

31 May, 2009


No, Linz. But they sure as heck smell like mint. :o)

1 Jun, 2009

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