Lemon Balm, Organic Seeds
Botanical Interest Brand
Perennial Full to Sun to Part Shade
Due to its beauty and fragrance, the medieval Frankish king, Charlemagne, had lemon balm planted in every monesstary garden. Add to tea, use as a cooking herb, to impart lemony flavor, or enjoy it aromatherapeutic qualities in a relaxing bath. Used by herbalists for insomnia and to soothe upset stomachs. A good container variety at 18" - 24" tall. Perennial is USDA zones 3 - 7. Drought tolerant and attracts pollinators. Deer resistant. This packet sows up to 100 ft.
When to sow outside:
1 - 2 weeks after your average last frost date, or up to 2 months before your average first fall frost date. Optimal soil temperature for germination is 65*F - 75*F.
When to start inside:
6 - 8 weeks before your average last frost date.
Special germiantion instructions:
Light aids germinations; press seeds into soil surface.