Lemon Balm, also known as Melissa, is a perennial plant that grows up to one metre in height. Its fresh young shoots are a delicious seasoning, which is highly recommended for meat, fish, soups, salads and cheeses. Lemon Balm is also known for its medicinal qualities; it relieves pain, stimulates flatulence and has calming properties.
Growing: sow the seeds in planter boxes or in covered pallet planters from March to April. The seeds germinate in around 4 weeks at 20-25°C. Plant out into a permanent position in 40x40cm spacings in the second half of May. This variety loves well-cultivated fertile soils in sunny positions.
Each packet contains 0.3g of seeds.
Each packet includes a growing guide and a sow-by date.
Approximately 600 seeds (+/- 20%)