Lemon Balm is a clump-forming perennial that grows up to 30cm high. Plants grown in shade tend to be larger and more succulent.
Lemon Balm is a companion to fruit trees, alliums, tomatoes and roses and has a delicate flowery lemon flavour.
Add it to salads, fruit, drinks dressing and sauces. An infusion of Lemon Balm makes a refreshing uplifting tea served either hot or cold. Yummy in a tea with cumquat and ginger.
Prefers shady postion
Grow in rich moist soil
Can tolerate direct sunlight but the leaves may yellow slightly during hot summers if it's left in the full sun.