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BERGAMOT Wild - MONARDA fistulosa 250g

Bee Balm

Stock: Available

SKU Code: F 350-250g

AUD $675.00

Family: Lamiaceae
Characteristics: Annual 80 cm

Seed per packet: Approx. 300
Seed per gram: Approx. 3200

An attractive Bergamot with mauve-purple flowers. The foliage has a pungent mint scent and flavor and is popular for making tea.
This wild bergamot is native and widespread in North America and found in floodplains, along shorelines, in open woodlands, and in prairies with moderate moisture.

A useful plant as it also attracts beneficial insects to the garden.

Grow notes:

Prefers light well-drained soil in an open sunny position, is tolerant to dry soils, and requires little water.

TropicalAutumn to early winter.
Temperate: Spring to Autumn.
Cool climate: Spring to Autumn.

Sow: 3mm deep

Sow direct in the growing position for the best results. If sowing in trays transplant when large enough to handle avoiding excessive root disturbance.
Plant in well-drained soil in a sunny position.
Plant space: 30cm
Germination: 14-28 days

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