Category Plant Facts

How Deep Do Mint Roots Grow

Growing mint can often feel like a battle, as the plant’s vigorous roots tend to take over gardens and pots alike. Did you know that common mint species, such as peppermint and spearmint, have root systems that grow between 2-24 inches deep? In this blog…

How Long Do Lemon Trees Live

Have you ever wondered about the lifespan of lemon trees? I was surprised to learn that citrus trees can live up to an average of 50 years. In this article, we’ll explore the fascinating world of these trees, delve into…

How Deep Do Pumpkin Roots Grow

Surprisingly, some giant pumpkin varieties have taproots that reach up to 6 feet deep! Smaller pumpkin varieties typically have taproots that extend 2 to 3 feet into the ground. In this article, we’ll explore the extensive root systems of pumpkins, providing…