Lemon Balm

Melissa officinalis

Rated 5/5 based on 2 reviews.

Standard seed packet, 350 seeds

$1.50
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Lemon Balm

Melissa officinalis


  • Perennial 50cm
  • Medicinal and culinary herb
  • Pleasant lemon flavour used in tea


Perennial growing to 50cm. Bushy upright plant with wrinkled green leaves and small pale yellow flowers. Leaves have a pleasant lemon flavour and are commonly used to flavour summer drinks, teas, desserts and salads. Has many medicinal uses. Can be used in potpourri. Attract bees. Also known as "Bee balm".


How to sow and grow:

Method: Raise seedlings
Sowing Depth: 3mm
When: Spring
Germination: 7-14 days @ 19-21°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle: Hardy Perennial
Plant Spacing: 50cm
Plant Height: 50cm
Position: Part or full sun, moist well drained soil
Days to Maturity/Flowering: 60-70 days
*Notes: Can be invasive.

(Product number: C2-09)
Seeds per gram: 2000 seeds


SKU C2-09
Shipping Weight 0.0006kg
Botanical name: Melissa officinalis
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 350 seeds
Seeds per gram: 2000

Lemon Balm

13 February 2021
This is the biggest plant I've grown so far from seed. I have had my lemon balm plant for over a year now and its still doing so well. Use it heaps in my cooking and diy cleaning products as it gives them a great smell. It has a very beautiful lemon sent. One of my favourite plants in my garden.
(5)

Lemon Balm

13 February 2021
This is the biggest plant I've grown so far from seed. I have had my lemon balm plant for over a year now and its still doing so well. Use it heaps in my cooking and diy cleaning products as it gives them a great smell. It has a very beautiful lemon sent. One of my favourite plants in my garden.
(5)

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