Spearmint..When to harvest?

Naturalchick27(6)July 22, 2011

I planted spearmint from seed 2 or 3 months ago and it is now close to 2ft tall. It's in a pot, gets afternoon sun and morning shade. I water 3x a week. Recently I have been watering more frequently because of the heatwave in my area. When should I harvest it? Also, it doesn't smell like mint. I haven't tasted it yet.

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jean001a(Portland OR 7b)

To smell its fragrance, you have to lightly rub the leaves, or tear them.

If minimal mintiness, too much water and/or too little sunlight.

Harvest some now.

    Bookmark   July 23, 2011 at 1:46PM
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