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4625

Bergamot Lemon

  • Botanical Name: Monarda citriodora

A native of the American Southwest growing erect with leaves 3-8cm long. The flowers are very pretty in white or pink with purple dots, growing in typical Bergamot fashion. Young leaves can be used in tea or for any gourmet dish, especially fish, where a strong lemon flavour would add interest. An attractive plant that will attract the attention of bees, as well as people, in any herb garden.

Maturity 90 days from transplant.

NZ $3.75
 
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INFORMATION

DURATION
Annual
OPTIMUM SOIL TEMP FOR GERMINATION
20-25
DAYS TO GERMINATION
7-14
HEIGHT
60cm
DISTANCE APART TO PLANT SEEDLINGS
20cm
WHEN TO SOW
2.3
NUMBER OF SEEDS PER PACKET
1000
PREFERRED GROWING METHOD

Transplant
BEST USE

Culinary

KEY to
WHEN TO SOW

1
EARLY
SPRING
2
LATE SPRING &
EARLY SUMMER
3
LATE SUMMER &
EARLY AUTUMN
   

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