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Mentha x piperita f. citrata 'Chocolate'( Chocolate 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.

Chocolate Peppermint (Mentha x piperita f. citrata 'Chocolate') Herb in 9cm Pot

Mentha x piperita "chocolate"is a native of Europe, but has been naturalised worldwide. Mint will thrive anywhere, preferring moist partly shady areas, and are easy to grow from cuttings or replanting of runners. To control spread, this herb should be planted in sunken bottomless containers and kept well watered to ensure good leaf production.

Chocolate peppermint will produce small mauve flower spikes in mid to late summer, and grow 30-45cm tall.

Herb Uses

The overriding aroma of this mint is "After Eights" and it has a very rich peppermint aroma and taste, with attractive dark foliage. Great in ice cream, sorbet and summer drinks.

Buy Chocolate Peppermint Online

Our potted Chocolate Peppermint herb plants are generally available to buy online between March and September.

Mentha x piperita f. citrata 'Chocolate'( Chocolate Peppermint) Herb Plant
Aspect/Site Any
Soil Type Any soil
Flower Colour Mauve
Height 45cm
Spread 60cm
Latin Name Mentha x piperita f. citrata 'Chocolate'
Hardiness RHS rating H7 - Very hardy
Culinary Desserts/Drinks
Scented Foliage
Medicinal/Cosmetic Teas and Tissanes
Flowering/Harvest/Interest Summer
Special Features Pollinator Friendly
Type of Garden Container/Patio
  • 5
    Chocolate peppermint

    Posted by Susan Smith on 26th Apr 2021

    Just like After Eights! A fabulous smelling mint

  • 5
    Top Quality

    Posted by Camilla Rudd on 9th Jun 2020

    Really healthy, strong plant with a wonderful taste and aroma. Perfectly packaged so arrived in top condition. I would thoroughly recommend this nursery for all your herb needs. Many thanks.

  • 5
    So big

    Posted by Unknown on 13th May 2020

    Very quick delivery, the plants were a lot bigger than expected and in great shape so very happy thanks