Lemon Balm Seeds
Refreshing, healthy herbs.
This easy-to-grow herb produces fragrant and nourishing plants that provide multiple uses. The leaves can be dried and used in teas, and the essential oils extracted from the plant can be used in natural remedies and skin care products. Plus, the refreshing lemon scent of the plant is sure to uplift your mood and enhance your home.
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Why it's special:
- Easy to grow variety.
- Grows fast in containers and you can be enjoying fresh herbs.
- Blooms a small yellow flower which is very pleasing.
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About Lemon Balm
Lemon balm is a perennial herb that forms a bushy plant with fragrant lemon-scented leaves and creamy-white or pale purple flowers that bloom in summer. It thrives in both sunny and lightly shaded areas and is quite easy to cultivate. The leaves can add a delightful lemony flavour to salads, sauces, and fish dishes, and can also be used to brew a refreshing herbal tea.
In The Records
The name Lemon Balm is derived from the Greek word "mélissa" or "mélitta," which means bee and is itself derived from "meli," meaning honey. "Officinalis" is a New Latin term that means "used in pharmacy." In ancient times, Lemon Balm was grown as a food source for bees.
|Features||Perfect for pots, garden herbs, loved by bees and likes sunlight|
|Locations||Window box, balconies, containers and garden beds|
|Effort Level||Looks after itself|
|Botanical Name||Melissa officinalis|
|Other Names||balm, bee balm, cure-all, dropsy plant, honey plant, Melissa, Melissa folium, Melissa officinalis, sweet balm, and sweet Mary|
|Pot Size||20 cm|
|Number of Seeds||500|
|Sowing Tips||Sow thinly onto damp but well drained soil and cover. Place in a clear sealed container and keep in a sunny spot until germination.|
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