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Growing Mint, also Garden mint

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01 Jan 19 Chloe (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
My flourishing mint has suddenly grown very tall and stalky. Should I prune it right back or just the tops?
05 Jan 19 Mike Logan (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
Probably going to seed.
31 May 19 Sally Pope (Australia - temperate climate)
Hi, our mint also goes leggy in summer, especially the potted ones. We cut it back fairly severely, then keep up the watering, and it comes back.
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