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Mentha piperita 'After Eight Mint' (Chocolate Mint)

£4.90
Aspect:
Full Sun
Aspect:
Light/Partial Shade
Soil Type:
Most Types
Soil Type:
Wet / Boggy
Colour:
Mauve
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Plant Overview

A strongly flavoured mint with dark foliage and a delicious scent exactly like After Eight Mints. Use for teas, iced drinks and garnishing sweet dishes.

Attractive mauve flowers in late summer.

Height: 45cm

All flavoured mints smell first of mint, with the flavour being the secondary scent. The best example of this is mint chocolate, where you can taste both chocolate and mint.

Common name(s): After Eight Mint

Photo: User:Sunnysingh22 / CC BY-SA

All our plants are supplied in 9cm pots unless otherwise specified. Plants in this size pot establish quickly in the garden and often outpace plants in bigger pots planted at the same time. Our potted plants can be planted immediately, unless otherwise noted, or you can leave them in their pots until you are ready to plant.
The majority of our plants are grown outdoors. This means that they follow their natural growth patterns and are ready to plant at any time of the year. If you order the plants in winter, they are likely to be dormant and died back to ground level, ready to shoot again in spring - just like the herbaceous perennials in your own garden. Very occasionally, in winter, we may indicate on the packing slip that a plant needs to be hardened off before planting out. This will be because it has just come out of a polytunnel. If you have any questions about our plants or growing methods, please feel free to drop us an email.
We grow most of what we sell ourselves, in our nursery in the Buckinghamshire countryside. Our prices include VAT at 20%.