Growing enough Pudina to Feed a Family by Yourself

ByKarthik Kumar D Kon14th Jul 2022, 2022-12-01T08:00:00+05:30
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Growing enough Pudina to Feed a Family by Yourself

Pudina is easy to grow and hard to kill, which makes it one of the best plants for a beginning gardener. It's especially known for its soothing effect on the stomach.

Pudina is a fast growing plant, it's good to keep it in a pot or a container with some boundary, so that it doesn’t take up all your garden or yard.

If people buy Pudina from a market or get Punida from a neighbor's garden, this will be the last time you might need to get pudina, because from now on people can Grow at home very easily.

Here’s in this article, people are gonna see how they can Grow Pudina from Soil or Water at their home.

How to Grow with Soil?

  • For potting mix, 25% garden soil, 25% of Fine Sand, 25% Vermicompost or Decomposed Cow Dung and 25% Coco peat, then mix well.
  • Use containers with proper drainage, cover the hole with a stone for better drainage and fill it with potting mix.
  • Take the Stem tip cuttings by making a cut at 4-5 inches from the top, make sure the cut is right below the node. Remove the bottom leaves from the cuttings.
  • Create holes in the potting mix pot for 1-2 inches depth, push the stem in depth into the soil. Gently fill the soil in the hole and Maintain 2 inches of gap between the two plants and Water it thoroughly.
  • For 8-10 days keep the pot in the bright location, but not in the direct sunlight.
  • Make sure Soli remains moist, but not too wet, you can see the growth in 10-15 days.

After 15 days you can really harvest some and eat it.

How to Grow with Water?

  • Another way of growing Pudina is just with the water in a 2-3 lts of plastic square box kind of container.
  • Make a few holes in the plastic container cap and fill the water into the container upto 75%.
  • Place the Pudina Stem tip cuttings in each hole of the plastic container cap and Close the cap of the container.
  • For 8-10 days keep the pot in the bright location, but not in the direct sunlight.
  • Make sure to change the water in the plastic container for 4-5 days.
  • You would see growth in the 10-15 days and after that you can really harvest and eat.

Here are the two easiest ways of growing pudina at your home itself and which you feed for the family. Hopefully this will be helpful for people who wish to grow their food and for people who have time for growing at home. Also a good hobby. If you have a hobby of growing such vegetables at home, do continue by reading related articles in Peoples BLOG. Thanks for reading this article, hope you get something interesting today.

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