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4795

Lemon Balm

  • Botanical Name: Melissa officinalis

The popularity of this herb is attributed to the refreshing tea that is made from the leaves and sweetened with honey. Fresh chopped leaves are delicious in salads, stews and soups and as a seasoning for poultry and veal. Cut leaves continuously from spring to autumn. Leaves may also be dried.

Maturity 75 days from transplant.

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INFORMATION

ORIGIN
Perennial
OPTIMUM SOIL TEMP FOR GERMINATION
18-25
DAYS TO GERMINATION
7-14
DISTANCE APART TO PLANT SEEDLINGS
100cm
PREFERRED GROWING PERIOD
30cm
WHEN TO SOW
1.2.3
NUMBER OF SEEDS PER PACKET
500
PREFERRED GROWING METHOD

Transplant
BEST USE

Culinary/Medicinal

KEY to
WHEN TO SOW

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

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