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Nepeta - walker's low

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Nepeta - walker's low

Post  Tbites on 6/13/2011, 8:56 pm

Hello,

Hadn't come around this section yet. Anyone here grow Nepeta in containers.... more specifically walker's low (seems to be referred to as mussiini or faasenni.. spelling?) All I ever read is that it likes well drained soil... no mention of the soil mix. I've killed 2 so far this spring and my third seems on its way to a slow death too. I've tried Mel's Mix, a gritty mix of bark chips, granite chips and Turface and now the third is in a mix of sand, perlite and top soil.

Any suggestions would be appreciated. Thanks

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Re: Nepeta - walker's low

Post  Goosegirl on 6/13/2011, 9:30 pm

What is it?

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Post  martha on 6/13/2011, 9:34 pm

http://www.ca.uky.edu/HLA/Dunwell/NepetaWalkersLowTKPA09.html

Mine is pre SFG for me). I have it in poor soil. That's all I can tell you. Maybe it doesn't like to be treated nicely?

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Post  busygirl on 6/13/2011, 9:42 pm

My catnip is Nepeta cataria (regular old catnip, I guess). It is in MM as a border plant in my pepper box. No worries with it so far.

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Re: Nepeta - walker's low

Post  Goosegirl on 6/13/2011, 9:43 pm

Thanks for the link. It is a GORGEOUS cat mint!

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Post  nycquilter on 10/20/2011, 2:41 pm

I grow mine in a sfg box outside of my fenced-in area. The deer and all other scavenging free-loaders leave it alone. It has started to take over though! I moved some to another bed where it also is flourishing. I have it growing with elecampane, valerian, and motherwort. They are all happy together.

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