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Melissa (Lemon Balm)

Lemon Balm is a small genus in the Mint Family (Lamiaceae) with strongly aromatic, perennial herbaceous herbs. The lemon-scented leaves are used in potpourris, aroma therapies, and in the preparation of wellness teas. They are easily cultivated in any well drained, humus-rich soil in a sunny to partially shaded spot.
Sow flat on any well drained soil in a sunny spot. Cover fine seeds only slightly with soil, and keep pots at some 15°C to 20°C. Transplant to the garden as soon as seedlings are strong enough.
All are USDA Climate Zone 6.
30 seeds per package.
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Melissa officinalis (Lemon Balm)

Melissa officinalis (Lemon Balm)

30 (80)cm, Lemon Balm is a herbaceous perennial with light green, strongly toothed, egg shaped, pleasantly lemon-scented leaves and small pale yellow axillary flowerss which attract bees and butterflies. The leaves have been used for centuries in potpourris and to prepare teas. It is native of S Europe and N Africa and is easily cultivated in any rich, well drained soil in full sun to partial shade. VI-VII.
30 seeds per package.

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seed package 3873 € 1,99*
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Melissa officinalis ssp. altissima (Crete Balm)

Melissa officinalis ssp. altissima (Crete Balm)

40 (60)cm, Crete Balm (syn. Melissa romana) is a herbaceous perennial with nicely aromatic, pubescent leaves which may be used in teas and fruit salads. It is native of the Mediterranean and is easily grown in any rich, well drained soil in a sunny spot. VI-VIII.
30 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package 5218 € 3,99