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Mentha piperita 'Chocolate'

Mint
  • 'Chocolate' Mint is an herb in the One Earth Edibles line.
  • 'Chocolate' Mint performs best in fertile, moist oil, full sun.
  • Most mints are very invasive, so plant 'Chocolate' Mint in a bottomless container with several inches of the container above the soil to discourage runners.
  • Keep mints separate from each other to discourage cross-pollination hybridization.

Green leaves tinged with bronze give a hint of the delicious chocolatey-mint flavor, like biting into a peppermint patty! Add leaves to hot drinks or desserts.


Height: 12-18 Inches

Spread: 8-12 Inches

USDA Zone: 4-9


Attributes:

  • Border or Bed
  • Medicinal
  • Fragrant
  • Culinary
  • Container
  • Great Foliage

Combo Usage:

  • Filler (main structural)

Brand:

  • One Earth Edibles

Critter Resistance:

  • Rabbit Resistant
  • Deer Resistant
  • Squirrel Resistant

Exposure:

  • Sun
  • Partial Sun

Fertilizer Levels:

  • Average Feed

Foliage Color:

  • Variegated

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Summer

Soil Moisture Preference:

  • Average-Slightly Moist

Soil pH Requirements:

  • Medium, 5.7-6.2

Vigor Rating:

  • Out of control