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Fresh Herb, Chocolate Mint
(Mentha x piperita ‘Chocolate)



Price: $12.49

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Just the name of the Chocolate Mint herb brings memories of the legendary Chocolate Mint Girl Scout cookies and Peppermint Patties!  This fast growing plant has flavorful chocolate minty scented leaves that can be freshly crushed for tea, coffee, or a refreshing mint beverage if steeped in boiling water.  Dry leaves are wonderful for flavoring desserts, meringues, pastries, breads, and even ice cream!  Very easy to grow and maintain so it is best grown in a pot to easily contain its natural spreading habit.  Thrives in consistently moist soil.


Harvesting:  Cut off tips of stems and use fresh.  Leaves do not dry well.

Botanical Name: Mentha x piperita ‘Chocolate
Ships As: 3-inch pot
Cannot Ship To: AK  AZ  CA  


Hardiness Zones: 8 - 10
Mature Height: 18 (inches tall)
Mature Width: 24 (inches wide)
Group Plantings & Hedge Spacing 18 (inches on center)
Growth Rate: Fast
Soil Preference: Any
Soil Moisture Preference: Moist yet well drained
Sun Preference: Part sun 4-6 hrs per day
Deer Resistant: No
Bloom Season: Early spring
Dormancy: May ship in a dormant state where winter color is not as bold as summer hues


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