Mint Plants
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Growing mint

Zone 16748 | Cathy Armacost added on July 21, 2018 | Answered

I have a patch of mint.... It's got little brown spots over most of the leaves, I don't know what it is. If I mow the patch over, will it grow back this season?

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BushDoctor
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Answered on July 21, 2018

Yes, It will come back. It is a very vigorous plant. Here in zone 7, we have to watch where we plant it, as it takes over everything and cannot be gotten rid of.

I would also suggest adding dolomitic lime and wettable sulfur to the soil. This will help kill off the infection that I believe the plant has.

This article will help you to care for mint: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/herbs/mint/how-to-grow-mint-plants-in-your-garden.htm

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