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Mentha x piperita 'Black Peppermint'
Species: x piperita
Cultivar: 'Black Peppermint'
Common Name: Black Peppermint
Light: Full sun / part shade
Soil: Well drained, moist
Height x Spread: 60cm x 45cm
Flower: July - September
Dark purple stems with reddish green toothed leaves. Strongly pepperminty.
Peppermint tea is classically used to aid digestion.
Mints are best grown inside a pot dug into the ground, or they can become invasive.
Cut back to the ground in early spring.