Herb Mint - Black Peppermint (Mentha x piperita)

Herb Mint - Black Peppermint (Mentha x piperita)

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A popular mint with very dark, peppermint scented leaves and pink/purple flowers from summer through to autumn. The leaves can be used in salads, with fish or cheese and can also be used to make a tea. Sun or semi shade. Very spreading. All Mints are loved by bees.
Height30-60 cm (12-24")
Soil TypeAll
Soil pHAcid, Neutral, Alkaline
AspectSun
HardinessHardy
Flowering TimeSummer
Plants for PollinatorsPlants for Pollinators
Bee FriendlyBee Friendly
Butterfly FriendlyButterfly Friendly
Edible Leaves, Seed or Berriesedible leaves
Edible FlowersEdible flowers
Flower ColourLilac
A delightful mint with a beautiful purply / black leaf, especially good for making tea as it is said to be stronger than the white variety. This peppermint is a must for any herb garden just because it looks so pretty. Native to Tasmania so likes a sunny position. Recognised to be an excellent attractant and nectar source for bees and other beneficial insects. Amongst its many culinary Uses are: Great for making tea, Good addition to salads.
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A delightful mint with a beautiful purply / black leaf, especially good for making tea as it is said to be stronger than the white variety. This peppermint is a must for any herb garden just because it looks so pretty. Native to Tasmania so likes a sunny position. Recognised to be an excellent attractant and nectar source for bees and other beneficial insects. Amongst its many culinary Uses are: Great for making tea, Good addition to salads.

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