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Lemon Balm Herb Seed

Repels Mosquitos

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Lemon Balm Herb Seed

Repels Mosquitos

  • Great for flavoring seafood, salads, tea
  • Pleasing lemon aroma
  • Attracts pollinators
  • Natural mosquito repellent
  • Ideal for containers
Easy-go-grow perennial herb has many uses in the garden and the kitchen. Resembling mint in appearance and growing about 20 inches tall, lemon balm fills the garden air with a pleasant lemon scent, attracts pollinators and repels mosquitos. In the kitchen, it can be used with other herbs to create a custom tea or add a burst of flavor to seafood and salads. Can be grown in containers. For best results, sow seeds in well-drained soil in full sun. Zones 3-7. 35 DAYS.
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Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.

2022 Fall Shipping Schedule
ZONE SEEDS
1A to 4A 6/1/22 - 10/28/22
4B 6/1/22 - 10/28/22
5A 6/1/22 - 10/28/22
5B 6/1/22 - 10/28/22
6A 6/1/22 - 10/28/22
6B 6/1/22 - 10/28/22
7A 6/1/22 - 10/28/22
7B 6/1/22 - 10/28/22
8A & B 6/1/22 - 10/28/22
9A & B 6/1/22 - 10/28/22
10A & B 6/1/22 - 10/28/22
Last Order Date All Grow Zones:Oct 24, 2022

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  • Botanical Name: Melissa officinalis
  • Height: 20 inches.
  • Spacing: 12 inches
  • Depth:1/4 inch
  • Spread:18 inches.
  • Light Required:Full Sun
  • Size: 250 Seed Pkt
  • Blooms: Early Summer, Mid Summer, Late Summer, All Summer, Fall
  • Zone: 3-7
  • Germination: 10 - 14 Days
  • Form: Herb; Perennial
  • Soil Requirements: Average, well-drained soil.
  • Growth Rate: Moderate growth rate.
  • Seed Count: Approximately 250 seeds per packet.
  • Pruning: Dead-head to control seeds.
  • Foliage: Green foliage. Resembles mint in appearance, with an invigorating lemon scent when the leaves are crushed.

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