Lemon Balm (Melissa officinalis), packet of 100 seeds, organic
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 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. Prefers full sun or shade; normal garden soil and minimal water. Plant 1 to 2 feet apart.
100 seeds/pkt., Certified Organically Grown