Herb Chocolate Mint

Botanical Name: 
Herb Chocolate Mint

Like all mint plants, chocolate mint is a rapid-growing herb that requires minimal care. Plant chocolate mint on your patio or in your herb garden and enjoy the enticing chocolate mint aroma every time you walk by. Snip a few leaves to sprinkle over fresh strawberries, or brew a cup of chocolate mint tea.

Plant Characteristics
Plant Category: 
Herbs & Vegetables
Herb Chocolate Mint
Plant Type: 
Full sun, part shade
Soil Type: 
Clay; loam; sand; acidic; alkaline; well drained
Planting Time: 
April to October

Plant herbs in full sun to partial shade in the ground or in containers. Dig hole 2-3 times larger than the rootball. Mix in ¼ - 1/3 compost backfill, press gently and water deeply. Mulch with one inch of compost, bark or pecan shells, ect. Most herbs need deep regular watering, but do not keep wet and soggy and do not water every day.