Lemon Balm – Item #4073


Delicate, light green foliage with a lemon scent. Bushy plants make an attractive accent or perennial border. Makes a tasty tea when combined with mint. Easy to grow, not fussy about soil or sun. Grows in dry soils and partial sun.

SKU: 00000623 Categories: ,

Additional information

Weight .25 g
Dimensions .125 × 3.25 × 4.5 in

Planting & Harvesting

Seed Depth: 1/4″ (6mm)

Plant Space: 12″ (30cm)

Row Space: 18″ (46cm)

Sprouts In: 7-14 days

Plant in the spring after all danger of frost has passed. Plant in early fall in mild climates. To maintain a tidy appearance, cut back foliage by one-third in summer when flowers appear.

Leaves may be used at any time. Cut back by two-thirds after flowering. Dry fully grown branches in the shade for later use.

Additional Information

Botanical Name: Melissa officinalis

Matures In: 75 days

Attributes: Lemon scented heirloom