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Mint, Chocolate

Mentha piperita f. citrata Chocolate

  • Pot size

    Pot Grown (9cm Pot)

Only 2 left in stock
  • £3.19

Very similar to spearmint but with more menthol it has a distinctive flavour and smell. Attractive brownish red stems and spear shaped rich green leaves. White flowers in summer. Any soil and prefers a position with sun in the morning and shade in the afternoon. It will die down in the winter but shoot again in spring.

Mints are rich in nutrients have many medicinal uses. Keep varieties of mint apart as they readily hybridize. Also, as mint is a rapid spreader, it is best restricted in some way, for example, planted in a large pot sunk into the ground. For preserving, cut leaves before the purple flowers appear in summer. Mint is edible either raw or cooked, Plant in sun or partial shade.

Height 4cm (16ins), spread 1.5m (4ins) and more.

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      Pot Grown (9cm Pot)