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Lemon Balm - Mellissa officinalis
Perennial Lemon Balm is a member of the mint family and has fragrant lemon-scented leaves and clusters of small white flowers that are attractive to bees. Lemon Balm's botanical name "Melissa" is Greek for "honey bee". The leaves can be used for flavoring teas, ice cream, fruit or in pesto and also have medicinal qualities. Lemon Balm is often included in sachets and potpourris.
Did You Know? Lemon Balm is used as a flavoring in some toothpastes.
Soil Temperature: 70°F
Planting Depth: 1/8"
Germination: 14-21 Days
Height At Maturity: 24"-36"
Sun/Shade: Partial Sun
Spacing After Thinning: 12"-15"
Approx Seeds per Pack: 100 Seeds
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- Attracts Bees/Butterflies
- Attracts Hummingbirds
- Container Compatible
- Does Not Require Support
- Good for Drying
- Plant Spreads
- Requires Summer Water
- Shade Tolerant
Shipping Weight: 0.02 lb
Dimensions: 4.5"L x 3.25"W x 0.1"H
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