After eight mint
Mentha x piperata 'After Eight'
A strongly scented dark pepperminty mint, with a hint of chocolate. Grow in sun or partial shade, keep the soil moist and cut back after flowering.
All herbs are planted in a peat reduced compost mix with added perlite for extra drainage.
Choose whether you receive your herb planted up in an Italian terracotta pot, with a matching saucer - or if you already have a pot/spot in mind, keep it in its nursery pot.
Sunny or partially shady.
Rich and moist
Cut back after flowering. Ideally lift and divide the plant every autumn.
Up to 60cm high / Indefinite spread
Cooking - fruit salads and desserts. Teas and cocktails such as a mint julep.