Lemon Balm

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(Melissa officinalis)

Characteristics: Native to central Asia, the crushed leaves have a mild citrus-like scent. Its white flowers full of nectar can help attract beneficial bees to your garden. Grown for its use as a culinary herb and for its pleasing odor. Grows to maximum height between 70-150cm.

Germination: 10-20 days at 18-21 degrees C. Press gently into the soil and keep moist. Do not allow seeds to dry out during germination phase.

Harvest: Best started indoors 8-10 weeks before transplanting outside. Enjoys warm weather and full sun. Harvest fresh leaves occasionally and enjoy in dishes or by itself.

Packet contains at least 1000 seeds. (1600-2000 seeds/gram)