MELISSA officinalis - Lemon Balm

SKU: V 351.
Stock: Out Of Stock

Family: Lamiaceae
Characteristics: Herbaceous perennial 70-100 cm

Seed per packet: Approx 250
Seed per gram: Approx 2000

$4.25 AUD Excl. GST

A member of the mint family with highly scented perennial herb with heart-shaped leaves and small white flowers during spring and summer.
The leaves have a lemony mint scent that can be used fresh or dry for herbal teas and desserts.

In mild temperate climates the stems of the plant die off at the start of the winter, but shoot up again in spring.
Lemon balm is clump-forming and does not run like mint. Native to south-central Europe, North Africa, the Mediterranean region, and Central Asia.

Adaptable to most well-drained fertile garden soils in a sunny position

Grow notes:

Prefers moist, well-drained soil in an open sunny position, cold resistant. 

Tropical: Spring to Autumn. 
Temperate: Spring to Early Autumn.
Cold: Spring to Early Autumn.

Sow: 5mm deep.
For best results sow directly into the soil where they are to grow. If growing on trays transplant when large enough to handle avoid excessive root disturbance.

Germination: 5-10 days.
Maturity: 8 weeks

We now stock a range of Propagation Accessories including the popular Aquamiser Propagation Kits, Pots, Native and Forestry Tubes, Trays, Labels and more.

Click here to view our range.

We can only ship these items to Australian locations, international customers please request shipping quotation prior to purchasing.

© Australian Seed 2024. All rights reserved. Terms & Conditions  |  Privacy Policy
Powered by SiteSuite
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Direct Deposit