Melissa officinalis

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.

 

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Lemon Balm

AU$4.00Price
  • 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.