Lemon Balm (Melissa officinalis)
1 gallon: $9.00
Availability: in stock
A member of the mint family, lemon balm's bright green leaves have a lemony citrus odor that can only be called "delightful". You'll enjoy the fresh scent in your garden almost as much as the bees that come for its cream-white flowers. Add lemon zing to your dishes or extract the lemon scent and use in a carrier oil. Also repels mosquitoes - so plant it around your patio!
Our 1 gallon lemon balm plants are grown outdoors in our house-made compost & vermicast mix using only sun and water. Also available dried in the fall.
Perennial in RVA
18" height, 2' Spread
Self seeds, so take care to prevent unwanted spreading.
Delightfully aromatic, use for adding a lemon kick in any dish. Some use it in teas for relaxation.
Full sun and drought tolerant, this vigorous grower tolerates most growing conditions.
Bright green mint-shaped leaves produce lemon scent when crushed or rubbed.
Pollinators love the summer blooms.
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