Lemon Balm Herb Seeds (Melissa Odorata) 200+Seeds
Lemon Balm (Melissa Odorata) - Start Lemon Balm seeds and grow the soothing, aromatic herb right on the windowsill! Lemon Balm's most popular use is in soothing herbal teas, where its lemon-scented volatile oils are released. Chopped fresh leaves are also good in salads, soups and stews. The dried leaves are also a perfect ingredient for potpourri and dream pillows. Lemon Balm is also known as Sweet Balm and a synonymous botanical name is Melissa officinalis.
Lemon Balm herb plants will bring the bees and hummingbirds to the garden! They love the fragrant flowers and fragrant heart-shaped leaves. At maturity, the herb plant reaches 12-24 inches tall and 12-18 inches wide. The Lemon Balm leaf can be picked at any time. Larger harvests can be obtained by snipping the upper half of the plant just above a node.
USDA Zones: 4 - 9
Height: 24 inches
Bloom Season: Early summer
Bloom Color: White
Environment: Partial shade