Herbs - Lemon Balm
Herbs - Lemon Balm (Melissa officinalis)
Fragrant perennial in the mint family. Attracts bees to your garden with it's tiny sweet-lemony scented flowers. Used medicinally and as a culinary herb. Continue picking leaves throughout the summer to encourage more growth.
Grows best in fertile moist soil in a shady cool part of the garden. Prefers partial shade over full sun. Keep out of hot mid day sun.
Can be used in place of lemon peel to flavour soups, sauces, vinegars, salads, and baking.
Delicious tea, traditionally used to calm the stomach and aid digestion, soothe anxiety and nervousness, and add flavour to other more bitter teas.
Comes in a compostable pot, hardened off and ready to plant. Grown with organic seed and organic soil.
Curbside pick-up at Little City Farm. We will email you with pick-up dates.