Mentha x piperita f. citrata 'Chocolate'
Full sun, Partial sun
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Botanical Pronunciation||MEN-thuh pip-er-EE-tuh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate grower to 2 to 3 ft. tall and wide.|
|Bloom Time||Lavender flowers in summer|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||Flower & Rose Food|
|Special Feature||Edible, Gift Plant|
|Watering Needs||Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
Easily grown in average, evenly moist, well-drained soils. Feed lightly in spring. Harvest mint leaves before bloom for best flavor. Shear occasionally to promote dense growth. Spreads quickly by underground stems.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-10