Seed Freaks - Herbs - Lemon Balm
Seed Freaks – Herbs – Lemon Balm
HERB: LEMON BALM
A culinary herb used for its lemony fragrance and flavour.
Also used as a medicinal herb in teas to aid digestion and sleep.
Grows 70-100cm with white flowers.
attractive to bees. (Melissa is the Greek word for bees).
WHEN TO PLANT
Cool Climate: SEP, OCT, NOV, DEC
Temperate: MAR, APR, SEP, OCT, NOV, DEC
Sub – Tropical: MAR – NOV
Tropical: APR – NOV
Arid: APR – NOV
6 – 7.5
But will tolerate most soils.
Best transplanted in spring.
Grow by sprinkling the tiny seed onto seed raising mix and gently tamping down to make good soil & seed contact. Keep moist until they germinate n 8-16 days’ time.
Transplant 30cm apart. Prefers partial sun/shade can be dead headed in spring early summer to encourage growth and flowers.
DAYS TO HARVEST
60 Days to flowering.
APPROX 2000 SEEDS
OPEN POLLINATED SEED 100% TASMANIAN GROWN