Lemon Balm USDA Certified Organic 2 ½ in. Pot
Lemon Balm Melissa Officinalis is an easy to grow herb reaching 3 feet. Its inconspicuous yellow flowers are a haven for bees and produce an abundance of seeds that freely reseed if not controlled. The leaves have been used for culinary purposes in tea, cordials and wines and are currently used in liqueurs. They may have some effectiveness repelling mosquitoes. Lemon Balm has properties that are antimicrobial, antioxidant, anticarcinogenic and antimutagenic . Hardy to Zone 5.
Needs Full Sun
Grows 24”-36” in any somewhat moist garden loam
Plant 12 inches apart in rows 5 feet apart
Harvest to keep plants neat and use the leaves fresh.