How to take care of mint

Written by Maggie

Jan 21 2021

How to take care of mint

Mint is a kind of vanilla. It has a cool, fragrant smell and is very easy to grow. Many people probably grow Mint, but how to care for mint? Let's see together.

Mint care

Mint care for leaves frostbite

Mint has a certain cold tolerance, wither in winter while it is easy to die, so it needs to be put in the sun, and need to keep the soil moist curing. If Mint jelly faded, so needed to give its roots rotted for processing, and in the sun to control the temperature of 5 ℃ above, control the amount of water to soil felt cladding layer on the grass or hay, so as to make it back to life. The following are details of mint care for leaves frostbite.

In fact, Mint has a strong cold resistance, but in winter, the climate is relatively dry, which can easily dehydrate it, resulting in yellowing, wilting and other adverse symptoms of its leaves. When we care for mint, we need to keep the soil moist and keep it indoors for maintenance, so that it can grow well in winter.

Mint can be potted for maintenance, but it is easy to wilt in winter, or even freeze to death, so it can't be raised in winter. In fact, when we grow and care for mint, it can be kept safe through the winter by controlling the amount of watering, stopping fertilization and carefully curing it in the indoor sunshine.

Although Mint has a strong cold resistance, what to do if it wilts in the cold due to failure to take protective measures? At this time, the frozen roots need to be cut off and placed in the sun for careful maintenance. It is best to control the temperature above 5℃ so that Mint can gradually recover.

In fact, Mint withered in the cold, not only need to treat its roots, give it sufficient sunshine temperature control and maintenance, but also control the amount of watering, keep the soil slightly wet can be. When we care for mint, it is best to cover the soil water with a layer of grass felt or hay, etc., to prevent the roots from freezing to death, to promote the germination of new leaves in spring.

Mint care

Mint care for leaves scorched

When we care for mint, mint leaves scorched are caused by many reasons. If improper watering, appropriately increase the ventilation, water not to spill into the new bud. If suddenly the light sees the wind, we should make it adapt to the new environment gradually slow after seeing the light. If it grows at high temperature for a long time, in time to be moved to the shade, control temperature around 15 ℃ ~ 20 ℃. When there is too much fertilizer, we should stop fertilization, fertilization is mainly composed of thin fat. The following are details of mint care for leaves scorched.

1. Watering care

Mint branches and leaves are densely hairy, if it is easy to water when spraying water, a long time to soak will lead to branches and leaves dead, brown. When we care for mint, it should be cut off the yellow branches and leaves, appropriate to increase the ventilation around, do not directly rain on rainy days, do not spray on the new shoots when watering.

2. Environment care

Mint has a strong shade tolerance. If it is placed in a shaded environment for a long time and suddenly moved to a sunny place, it is likely to cause brown shoots and leaf tips. When we care for mint, its growth environment should be gradually changed to make the plants slowly see light after adapting to the new environment, and nitrogen and potassium fertilizer should be added to make the leaves recover more quickly.

3. Temperature care

Temperature is one of the reasons why keep mint leaves coke, mint, like in a warm environment to grow, but growth at high temperature for a long time easy to cause the branches and leaves grow bad, easy to appear the phenomenon of yellow become withered, so when the temperature is higher than that of 30 ℃ to put it in the shade, control temperature around 15 ℃ ~ 20 ℃, the summer heat can be used under the condition of water spray cooling method, in order to prevent the plant burns.

4. Fertilizer care

Mint does not have high requirements for fertilizer, and its roots have strong adaptability to the environment. If too much fertilizer or too thick fertilizer is applied, the roots will be easily burned and the branches and leaves will become brown. When we care for mint, the fertilizer should be stopped immediately.

Mint care