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Mentha x piperita Black Peppermint (Black Curly Peppermint) Herb Plant


Some Herbs may be too tall for our standard packaging and will be trimmed to fit. This will not be detrimental to the plant but will mean that these herbs will flower later in the year.

The Blister packs used to protect our beautiful herbs during transit are made from 100% recycled plastic and can be recycled kerbside.

Black Curly Peppermint (Mentha x piperita Black Peppermint ) Herb in 9 cm pot

Mentha piperita black peppermint or curly Black Peppermint is a hardy perennial and differs by virtue of its distinct curly leaves. his variety will thrive anywhere, preferring moist partly shady areas, and are easy to grow from cuttings or replanting of runners. The very dark brown oval curly leaves are an attractive variation on the traditional peppermint and will produce small purple/pink flower spikes in summer, and grow 45cm tall.

Herb Usage

The fresh menthol taste of peppermint makes it an excellent choice for culinary use, especially for peppermint tea and to flavour ice cream, sorbets and drinks

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Our potted Black Curly Peppermint herb plants are generally availiable to buy online between March and September.


Mentha x piperita Black Peppermint (Black Curly Peppermint) Herb Plant
Aspect/Site Full sun/Partial shade
Soil Type Any soil
Flower Colour Pink
Height 45cm
Spread 60cm
Latin Name Mentha x piperita black peppermint
Hardiness RHS rating H5 - Hardy - cold winter
Culinary Desserts/Drinks
Scented Foliage
Medicinal/Cosmetic Teas and Tisanes
Flowering/Harvest Summer
Special Features Pollinator Friendly
Type of Garden Container/Patio