Mentha x piperita black peppermint - Black peppermint

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  • Flowers attract bees

  • Flowers attract butterflies

  • Fragrant

  • Plant for chalk soil

  • Plant for clay soil

  • Plant for shade

  • Plant for sun

  • Vigorous

An aromatic variety with dark purplish-brown leaves and stems. Leaves have a strong peppermint favour often used as a flavouring in lads and desserts, a garnish on soups and desserts or a delicious addition to a bowl of buttery new potatoes. Purple flowers are produced in summer and are a magnet for pollinating insects.

Prefers a moist, fertile soil in partial shade. Care: Will spread unendingly unless confined. 

Height: 12 - 18 inches / 20 - 25cm                      

Spread: 12 - 18+ inches / 30 - 45+cm

Contact Us For Availability

Currently our products are only available for collection from the nursery or from us at one of the many shows we’ll be attending. We hope to offer a mail order service from September 2017, but until then please contact us to check stock levels.

Delivery Options

Currently they are only available for collection from the nursery or from us at one of the many shows we’ll be attending. We hope to offer a mail order service from September 2017.

  • Direct Collection From Us

    Either from the nursery or from one of the events we’ll be attending. If coming to the nursery then please call first to make sure we’ll be around. If we are away at an event then collection of orders may not be possible.