MELISSA officinalis 'Lemona'

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MELISSA officinalis 'Lemona'

Lemon Balm

Select Item No. MA099

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One Portion is usually sufficient for approx. 50 plants.
Please switch to gram for larger quantities.



Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Lamiaceae
Special Features: good hardy, productive and protected foliage cultivar, dwarf creeping at first, 2nd year upright habit, very high yielding
 
Basic Colour: (yellow / gold)
Flower Colour: yellowish-white
Natural Flowering Period: April - June
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z4 - Z10
Height with Flowers: 40 cm
Soil Requirements: well-drained / average
Location:
Characteristics: medicinal plant / tea herb / culinary herb
Usage: honey-bee food plant
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.60606 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
1650
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
3 Gram
Sowing Direction:

(16) See 15 with the exception of germination being slower and more irregular. This poses no problems.

(15) Rapidly germinating, keep seed in constant moisture (not wet) with temperatures of about +20°C [68°F]. Seeds must be covered thinly. Do not cover very small seeds, but tightly press into the earth. Keep in cooler conditions after germination occurs.

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