Lemon Balm

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.

ZONE

4-9

Perennial in RVA

SIZE

18" height, 2' Spread

Self seeds, so take care to prevent unwanted spreading.

FEATURES

Delightfully aromatic, use for adding a lemon kick in any dish. Some use it in teas for relaxation.

GROWING

Full sun and drought tolerant, this vigorous grower tolerates most growing conditions.

CHARACTERISTICS

Bright green mint-shaped leaves produce lemon scent when crushed or rubbed.

POLLINATORS

Pollinators love the summer blooms.

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Terra Firma Landscape LLC

Montpelier, Virginia

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