MELISSA officinalis ssp. altissima

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MELISSA officinalis ssp. altissima

Crete Balm, Lime Balm
Select Item No. MO101

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



Plant Description

Article Type: (Organic Seed DE-ÖKO-006)
Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Lamiaceae
 
Basic Colour: (white / cream)
Flower Colour: white
Natural Flowering Period: June - August
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z4 - Z10
Foliage: gently pubescent, lime-scented
Height with Flowers: 60 cm
Soil Requirements: well-drained / average
Location:
Characteristics: medicinal plant / tea herb / culinary herb
Usage: honey-bee food plant
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.58824 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
1700
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
3 Gram
Sowing Direction:

(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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