Photo Courtesy of Ball Horticultural Company

Mentha x. piperita f. citrata Chocolate Mint

**NOT FOR SALE** This plant is discontinued and no longer available. This page is retained for reference only.

This herbaceous, rhizomatous perennial features square-shaped dark burgundy stems adorned with dark green, wide, serrated leaves and topped with purple lobed flowers. The leaves have the scent and flavour of chocolate and peppermint, and can be used in cooking, baking, and put fresh in teas and cold drinks. Fast growth rate. 

Blooms late spring
2 ft tall x 1 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant



Zone Zone 5
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate Moisture