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Black Peppermint - 9cm black pot

Black Peppermint - 9cm black pot

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Plant name: Black Peppermint

Other names: Mentha x piperita

Category: Hardy perennial

Plant family: Lamiaceae

Light preference: Full sun

Soil preference: Loam, chalk, clay, sand; acid, alkaline, neutral; well-drained

Flowering/fruiting month: August-Ocober

Size:

  • 0.1-0.5 metres height
  • 0.5-1 metres spread

Description:

A beautiful purple-black and green leaf characterises delightful Mint – Black Peppermint. An excellent attractor and source of nectar for bees and other beneficial insects as well as a delicious variety for drinking as tea. It is advisable to grow this in a container, even if you sink it into the ground as it is liable to take over the garden!

Care:

Cut back old stems at the end of the year to ground level.

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