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Lemon Balm

Lemon Balm

  • Features: Perennial herb in the mint family. Has a slight lemon scent and flavour. Blooms small white flowers in late summer.
  • Light: Plant in part shade.
  • Soil and water: Sandy, well drained soil with low acidity level. Water as needed.
  • Spacing: Space 45cm (18") apart.
  • Height: Grows 60-90cm (24-36") in height.
  • Growing tips: Requires consistently moist soil. Water regularly.
  • Garden use: Containers, herb and flower beds.
  • Culinary use: Used for flavour in ice cream and herbal teas. Use dried leaves for seasoning.
Under ideal growing conditions, the plant will seed itself prolifically and spread if flowers are not removed. Attracts bees, butterflies and birds.

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