Lemon Balm

Melissa officinalis. A southern European heirloom, Lemon Balm is an easy-growing perennial with blue-green, large round leaves and a fresh lemon scent. It is a calming herb, used since the Middle Ages as a stress and anxiety remedy in soothing teas and, today, as a flavorful ingredient in lemon herb vinaigrettes. It is best direct-sown into the garden after the last spring frost date. Lemon Balm can grow up to 2' tall: crinkle its leaves between your fingers to engulf yourself in its heady lemon fragrance. Perennial. Hardiness zones: 4-9. Height: 24". (OP.)

Average seed life: 1 year.

One packet of about 750 seeds
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