Catnip Care - Knowledgebase Question

Name: Kevin W
Torrington, CT
Question by op43
July 22, 2000
When the catnip goes to sleep in fall. What should I do to the plant for when it comes back in spring. Should I cut it or leave it alone?

Answer from NGA
July 22, 2000


In the fall after frost has killed back the top, trim the dead stems and foliage away. In the spring, tidy the plant again if needed and apply some compost or a complete granular fertilizer such as 10-10-10 according to the label instructions.

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