Mint is also popularly known as mentha. Mint makes a delicious addition to meals and an healthful tea. This sweet smelling plant also has soothing and anesthetic properties that make it a great fit for home made body- care products. Mint can actually easy to grow. Mint can be grown indoor in a pot or in outdoor garden.
You can start seedling indoor at the end of the spring, When it come to choose, Hybrid Mint seeds India make sure you buy the seeds from a trusted supplier and its good practice to go through the reviews and be guided by an experienced person when it can be all about buy Hybrid mint seeds India and getting information about growing
At first fill the seedling tray with potting mix. After that use a tooth pick to make a hole in the planting medium, sow the mint seed in the hole. Keep the seeds moist, the easiest way to do this is to cover the trays with a clear plastic tent and place them indoors in a bright window. When the mint seeds germinate in two to three weeks, remove the plastic cover and keep the seedling moist. After the mint daisy seedlings have developed two sets of true leaves, you can carefully transplant the plants to larger pots or in your outdoor garden.
Choosing the pot/ Land and soil
Mint can be grown both indoor as well as outdoor, if you wish to grow in indoor select a pot of 10 inches in depth and width. The best of types of pots to use are rectangular pot 18 to 23 inches in diameter. While selecting a pot be sure the pot has a drainage hole at the bottom so the excess of water will flow out, this prevent your plants from drowning. For outdoor select a pot which can withstand all over the year. Colorful planters which give an appealing look for your garden.
Never use soil found around your place for growing, as it lacks in nutrients. If you want to use soil alone check our organic fertilizer else coco peat based potting mix which holds fertilizer as well as compost content in it. The major advantage of using coco peat based potting mix is it retains moisture content and you will not have to invest for fertilizer/compost.
Basic care till harvest
Place the pots in a place where it can get 6 or more hours of sunlight to grow, although containers kept outdoor can tolerate some light afternoon shade, containers dry out more quickly then compared garden beds. so use coco peat based potting mix which holds moisture content for longer time. Early morning is the best time to water the plants. Mint produces the best flavor with minimal fertilization. Mixing vermi compost fertilizer into the soil before you plant provides sufficient nutrients to the young plant for a growing season.
Be aware of some Common diseases such as leaf spot, aphids. You can use Neem oil a natural remedy to control pests and diseases, just got to spray it twice a day after watering. Avoid over watering and excess fertilizing.
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