A lovely variety of Peppermint with a subtle chocolaty flavor reminiscent of a peppermint patty. In addition to its unique flavor, ‘Chocolate Mint’ also has lovely dark burgundy stems, setting it apart from other culinary mints. Lavender flowers appear in summer, and the plant benefits from a cutback after bloom to encourage new leafy growth. Delicious fresh or dried in desserts.
Culinary mint can be an aggressive spreader in the garden. To prevent unwanted rhizomatous spread, plant in containers or plant within contained soil areas in the garden. Prefers rich moist soil with good drainage.
- USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 5-9
- Exposure: Full Sun, Part Shade
- Height: 12-24″