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Strictly Medicinal Organic Lemon Balm

Strictly Medicinal Organic Lemon Balm

Lovely Fragrance

Lemon Balm Melissa officinalis

Herbaceous perennial. Native to the Mediterranean, Russia, Syria, Iran and Turkestan. Hardy to 20 degrees F, sometimes colder.

  • Flowers are yellow, grows to 2 feet tall.

Certified organic, 100 seeds/pkt.

USDA Certified OrganicCertified by Oregon Tilth
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Description

Lemon Balm Melissa officinalis

Herbaceous perennial. Native to the Mediterranean, Russia, Syria, Iran and Turkestan. Hardy to 20 degrees F, sometimes colder.

  • Flowers are yellow, grows to 2 feet tall.

Certified organic, 100 seeds/pkt.

Shipping Information

Ships from Northern CA.

Shipping Weight: 0.01 lb

Dimensions: 5.0"L x 2.625"W x 0.1"H

Features

  • Attracts Bees/Butterflies
  • Container Compatible
  • Does Not Require Support
  • Edible Flower
  • Fragrant
  • Good for Drying
  • Open-Pollinated
  • Plant Spreads
  • Requires Summer Water

Characteristics

Organic Status : Certified Organic Product
Approximate Harvest Time : Early Fall
Approximate Harvest Time : Early Summer
Approximate Harvest Time : Late Summer
Growth Habit : Low Growing
Life Cycle : Tender Perennial
Plant Usage : Attracts Bees/Butterflies
Plant Usage : Culinary Herb
Plant Usage : Medicinal Plant
Planting Time : Spring
Seed Unit Sizes : Seed Pack
Soil pH : 6.6 - 7.0
Starting Location : Direct Sow
Starting Location : Start Indoors & Transplant
Sun Requirements : Full Sun/Part Sun
Useful Plant Part : Flower
Useful Plant Part : Leaves
Organic Certifier: Oregon Tilth

Planting & Care

Soil & Water: Prefers full sun or shade; normal garden soil and minimal water.

Planting & Growing: Lightly scarify seed, sow seed on surface, barely cover with soil, then press in firmly and keep evenly moist and in the light until germination, in 10-40 days. Thin or transplant 1-2 feet apart. Pinch tips to create a bushier growing form.

Harvesting & Storage: Best to harvest before flowers open. Can be used fresh or dried.

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