Lemon Balm seeds - Melissa officinalis - Culinary Herb
Lemon Balm - Melissa officinalis
Approximate height: 30 - 80 cm
Flowering time: Summer
Site and soil type: Sun or partial shade in any soil.
Uses: Culinary, medicinal
When to sow: Spring to early autumn
Lemon balm has very small white flowers fresh green leaves with a lemon scent and flavour.
Also known as bee balm, it has nectar and pollen rich flowers which are known for attracting bees.
Can be used whenever a lemon flavour is needed in either sweet or savoury dishes but use raw as the flavour is not so pleasant when cooked, (chop finely and add to dishes at the end of cooking).
Perfect for adding to cold drinks or blended with yoghurt.
Lemon balm will self-seed but unwanted seedlings can easily be removed.
Contents: Approximately 800 seeds / 0.4 g
All our seed packets include sowing instructions.
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