Lemon Balm Seeds (Melissa officinalis) - Organic
Regular price $3.95
Family: Mint (Lamiacea)
Hardy to Zones 4 to 8
Evergreen perennial native to the Mediterranean, Russia, Syria, Iran and Turkestan. Flowers yellow to 2 feet tall. This is a classic tea herb. Traditional usage (TWM): life extension, high blood pressure, migraines, hysteria, melancholia, goiter, hyperthyroidism and Grave’s disease. Plant prefers shade to part sun and is not picky about the soil, although a rich soil will give improved yields. Light-dependent germinator. Scarify seeds lightly on fine sandpaper and sow outdoors in the fall or very early spring or provide 2 weeks of cold conditioning. Barely cover seeds with soil, tamp securely and keep evenly moist. Germination in 10-40 days. Plant 1 to 2 feet apart.
Certified Organically Grown