Lemon Balm Seeds

Melissa officinalis
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$1.99

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SKU: SD.6078 Category:

Organic, Heirloom.

Due to its beauty and fragrance, the medieval Frankish king, Charlemagne, had lemon balm planted in every monastery garden. Add to tea, use as a cooking herb to impart lemony flavor, or enjoy its aromatherapeutic qualities in a relaxing bath. Used by herbalists for insomnia and to soothe upset stomachs. A good container variety.

200 mg seed packet.

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When to Sow Outside: 1 to 2 weeks after your average last frost date, or up to 2 months before your average first fall frost date. Optimal soil temperature for germination is 65°–75°F.

When to Start Inside: 6 to 8 weeks before average last frost.

Days to Emerge: 10–15 days

Seed Depth: Press into surface

Seed Spacing: A group of 4 seeds every 18″

Row Spacing: Plant in blocks, groups, or pots

Thinning: When 1″ tall, thin to 1 every 18″