Everybody has known that mint plant is one of herbal plants that always used to heal some mild diseases. Of course, this opinion is based on many benefits that is felt by many people after eating or drinking mint.
Benefits of mint is gained because the content of mint plant itself. So, it is good for you to plant mint plants at your home. Then, the question is “do you have a mint plant at your home?”.
If you’ve had it or plan to plant it, here will be explained some ways how to take care of mint plant that can be used to be your references in caring your mint plant.
Mint herb plant is easy to be cultivated basically, but if you take the wrong ways in caring it, there is a possibility that your mint plant will die or will not grow well. In caring mint plant, there some activities that must be done and must not be done.
The first thing should you do in caring mint plant is choosing the right place for planting. The right place for planting it is place where mint plant will get the sunlight enough and get the other nutritions and minerals that are needed.
It should be considered because sunlight, nutritions and minerals will help the plant to grow. Hence, don’t try to plant the mint plant in a place that there are many leafy plants or tall trees because they will obstruct mint plant to get sunlight, nutritions and minerals well.
Besides it, how to take care your mint plant is planning it at home yard in the pot. In this case, you should plant it in the good pot without crack.
Then, bury the pot into the ground as deep as 5 inches. It is useful to accommodate the roots. It is meant in order to stop mint plant roots spread out everywhere.
In this case, you shouldn’t plant it in the outdoor without pot. If you do it, the mint plant roots will spread to the land of the other plants and become a parasite for those plants.
Then, the last way how to take care your mint plant is pruning the plant. Don’t let the mint plant without pruning in order to get the good growth of leaves and roots.
If you want to extend the harvest, just hone the flowers because the mint leaves aroma will be more tasted when it is havested before flowering. The last one how to take care the mint plant is watering plant without making the soil too saturated.