Questions tagged [mint]

Flowering herb; also the entire Lamiaceae family. Use this tag with questions about caring, propagating and identifying mints.

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Trying to identify type of mint

Given to me by a neighbor here in mexico city, smells more menthol than regular mint. Leaves are covered by a soft fur And stem is hairy and round, not square. For some reason, pic will not upload.
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Please tell me the disease/issue with my mint plant

These mint leaves are pale yellow-green. Please tell me what is wrong with them with all the discoloured appearance. Pot-12~14 inch Soil mix-Old vermicompost~vermiculite~perlite mixed with about 20 ...
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Can you identify this mystery plant? possibly mint?

I got this creeping plant the other day on clearance at a local walmart under the pretense that it was part of the mint family. It smells minty but it has no identification on it. I was hoping that ...
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Why is my mint dying?

My mint is developing brown spots on older leaves and is wilting. What disease is this? Can I save it? https://imgur.com/a/G3oceQM
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Potted herbs dying in small outdoor “greenhouse”

First time plant owner here. I'm trying to get some potted herbs growing on an outdoor terrace, zone 6-7. Intermittent full sunlight ~3-4 hours a day, partial shade the rest of the time. Birds have ...
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Can These Plants Be Saved?

I believe the more dead one is sage. How should I help it? Also the plant with brown ends on the stems is mint. Should I cut off the brown bits? I don't care about harvesting or eating them I mostly ...
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Hydroponic spearmint are turning brown - what can I do?

These were beautiful last week. What do I need to watch for?
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What type of mint do I have?

I just received this mint plant but I do not know what type of mint it is. To me it smells like a light earthy mint and the stem looks purplish. The biggest leaves are 2.5" in length and the ...
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What is this bug on my Mint plant and is this harmful?

today I found these bugs on my Mint plant. It's kinda just sit there and did nothing, but I haven't seen the bug before on my Mint (or my other plants), but currently only found this on my mint. What ...
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Strange leaves marks on zinnia and Mint

This morning I have noticed some strange marks on my Zinnia leaves and the leaves of the mint growing nearby: What could that be? And what could be done with it? They both grow on an east-oriented ...
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I'm trying to identify this herb

I've tried other websites and there's no exact lookalike plant. There're countless plants that look similar but I've never seen leaves that look exactly the same. The stem is fuzzy and square like the ...
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What mint is there growing in my garden?

Can you help me identify the three mint plants growing in my garden? The left has purple stems and a bit furry leaves that are thicker than the middle. On the right the leaves are distinctly spiky. ...
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Mint Identification

Can you tell me what kind of mint this is?
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Indoor mint leaves rapidly turning brown!

My poor mint plant is losing leaves at an alarming pace. I’m not the best gardener, but how do I save this little guy? No idea what’s causing the fast browning! I’ve been trying to water it every ...
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Why doesn't my berries and cream mint taste like strawberries and cream?

I recently put a strawberries and cream mint plant into my garden, and it's doing well, but noticed that it doesn't taste much like strawberries and cream. Why is that?
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How to identify emergent Eau de cologne mint flowering stem?

How to identify an emerging flowering stem and prune it before it bolts? I am new to growing, I had seen pictures of already flowered mints. I googled and read and decided perhaps it is a good ...
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Can you identify this insect? Mint plant

I found this on my mint plant lingering around. I live in egypt. It seems like a beetle but i don't really know.
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For how long should I keep the mint cuttings under clingfilm?

I have planted rooted mint cuttings 5~6 inches long in a 10 inch pot approx with store brought potting mix. As per previous suggestions, I have kept them under a wrapping of cling film for seven days ...
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How much sunlight for rooting grocery store mint?

I am planning to root some grocery store edible field mint (with most leaves removed and bottom and top cut) in 3 and 4 inch plastic pots. My question is, is keeping them in 2 hours of direct sunlight ...
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Why did my mint plant die?

These were planted in 12 inch pots with around 2 parts old self-made potting soil (vermicompost+perlite+vermiculite+cocopeat) and 1 part garden soil. I fell sick and was unable to walk up and water ...
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Are these potted mint plants healthy?

These are some mint plants (Mentha arvensis) that have been grown from grocery store edible mint stems planted in a 60~40 ratio of cocopeat-perlite-compost and garden soil. The new leaves around the ...
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Mint leaves are weak and have black spots/yellowish

Recently i started noticing my mint leaves are turning yellow,weak and sometimes have black spots. I tried using the DIY pesticide /fungicide (baking soda,soap,oil,water ) but it's not really helping....