Balm of Gilead Plant - Cedronella canariensis - Aromatic and Medicinal Herb
Balm of Gilead - Cedronella canariensis
Type: Half-hardy Perennial
Approximate height: 1m
Flowering time: Summer
Site and soil type: Well-drained soil in sun.
Uses: Aromatic and medicinal.
Care: Move under cover before first frosts (into a greenhouse or conservatory) or cover with horticultural fleece.
Plant size: Large - grown in a 2 litre pot. (For pot size guide, click here)
Balm of Gilead has long lasting pink flowers and very aromatic leaves and buds.
Makes an excellent conservatory plant.
Peat-free, pesticide-free, plastic-free.
All plants are sent to you in an eco-friendly cardboard POSIpot or fibre pot, (made from wood pulp), together with a wooden ID label and care instructions. In both cases these can be planted straight into the ground in the pot which will biodegrade.
NOTE: It is very important to consult a qualified medical herbalist before taking any herbs medicinally. Any information contained here is for information only and not as a guide to self-medication. The use of any information from this webpage is entirely at the reader's own risk.