Description for Lemon Balm
Easily grown in average, dry to medium, well-drained soils in full sun to part shade.
Plants like full sun in northern areas but appreciate some part afternoon shade in hot summer climates.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Melissa officinalis||White to pale yellow||-||1.50 to 2.00 feet||easy to grow|
Planting and care
|Full Sun||well-drained soil||Dry to medium||68Â°F||Apply any organic fertilizer|
Caring for Lemon Balm
- Lemon balm can grow well in most climates, although it prefers drier climates. PLANTING TIME: Plant seedlings indoors in early spring, (6-8 weeks before last frost), or sow seeds on the surface of soil after the last frost of spring.
The plant will regrow in 4 weeks or so in warm weather.
Typical uses of Lemon Balm
Special features: Herb gardens. Border fronts. Naturalize as a ground cover in informal areas