Plant Library

Mint Chocolate

Common Name: Mint

Botanical Name: Mentha piperita ssp citrata 'Chocolate'

Variety: Chocolate

Blossom Color: N/A

Bloom Time: N/A

Zone: N/A

Exposure: Sun

Mature Height: 18-24"

Mature Width: 18-24"

Notes: Leaves have a delightful minty chocolate flavor, much like the classic Girl Scout cookie. Crush fresh leaves into water for a refreshing beverage, or add to tea or coffee. You can also dry leaves for flavoring desserts, like ice cream, meringues, quick breads, or cakes.