Lemon Balm - Melissa


Growing and Harvest Information

Plant Type:  Perennial

Height:  18-26"

Amount of Sun:  Full

Sow:  Indoors 6-8 weeks before the last frost.  Transplant to individual pots when seedlings have 4 true leaves.  Or direct seed in the spring or early fall.

Transplant:  (Recommended) Harden-off and transplant out after the last frost (and once seedlings are 2-3" tall)vas

Days to Maturity:  70 days

Plant Spacing:  16-18"

Pinch:  yes

Vase Life: 

Potential Harvest Yield:

Harvest tips:  Individual leaves may be picked as soon as the plant has become established.  Cut entire stalks before the plants bloom, being careful not to bruise the foliage.

Approximate Seeds per Packet: 100

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