fb

Or login with below

Lemon Balm - Plant

Note: The image is for reference purpose only.
Melissa officinalis, commonly called lemon balm, is a bushy herbaceous perennial of the mint family
Aromatic / Fragrant Plants
Sales price 299
(1 plant)
4.0/5 144 Reviews
( 144 times booked in last 90 days )
Get a Plastic Pot Free with each plant !!
- Free Pot size vary as per plant size.
- Valid on purchase with 3 or more Plants
All India Delivery
100,000 Happy Customers

Deal of the Day
Rs 299 GoodLuck Jade Plant Free!
Get Rs 299 Potted GoodLuck Jade Plant Free

** with every order placed today
** Use code FREEJADE

Description for Lemon balm

Melissa officinalis, known as lemon balm, balm, common balm, or balm mint, is a perennial herbaceous plant in the mint family Lamiaceae, native to south-central Europe, North Africa, the Mediterranean region, and Central Asia. Wrinkled, ovate, medium green leaves appear in pairs on square stems. Tiny, two-lipped, white flowers appear in the leaf axils throughout summer.

Common name Flower colours Bloom time Height Difficulty
Lemon balm White to pale yellow June to August 1.50 to 2 feet Easy to grow

Planting and care

Sow lemon balm seed one fourth inch deep. Thin successful seedlings to 8 inches apart and later to 18 inches apart. Space rows 18 to 24 inches apart. Lemon balm spreads by underground roots. To keep lemon balm from spreading, set it in the garden in a container that will keep the roots in place. Remove unwanted plants before they become established.

Sunlight Soil Water Temperature Fertilizer
Full Sun to Partial Shade Average, dry to medium, well-drained soils Dry to medium 65 to 75 degrees F Apply any organic fertilizer

Caring for Lemon balm

  • Cut back plants in fall leaving just 2 inches of stem.
  • The plant may freeze back to the ground in winter but will re-grow from underground roots and renew itself in spring.

Typical uses of Lemon balm

Special features: Herb gardens, Border fronts, Naturalize as a ground cover in informal areas.

Culinary use: Lemon balm is used as a flavoring in ice cream and herbal teas.

Ornamental use: The plant is used for an ornamental purpose.

Medicinal use: Lemon balm (Melissa officinalis), a member of the mint family, is considered a calming herb. It was used as far back as the Middle Ages to reduce stress and anxiety, promote sleep, improve appetite, and ease pain and discomfort from indigestion (including gas and bloating, as well as colic).

Note: Please consult your health expert.

References

  • http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/PlantFinder/PlantFinderDetails.aspx?kempercode=c857
  • http://www.harvesttotable.com/2009/04/how_to_grow_lemon_balm/
  • https://www.rhs.org.uk/Plants/11040/i-Melissa-officinalis-i/Details

Want to write review ?

Click here to Login

What garden lovers say ... ?

4 / 5 Meenu Tevatia Baliyan 30 August 2017
Great plant, great case, great packaging. If you are planning to buy please go ahead.
5 / 5 sahil 28 August 2017
Thank you Nurserylive for such nice live plants collection
5 / 5 Vanaja 05 August 2017
Awesome experience!!! Luved the plant. Looked exactly the same. Thank you NL
More reviews
Tag cloud : buy online plant lemon balm - plant,buy plants online lemon balm - plant,buy online plants lemon balm - plant,buy plant online lemon balm - plant,buy plants online india lemon balm - plant,lemon balm - plants buy online,online plant nursery lemon balm - plant,lemon balm - plant nursery,lemon balm - plant nursery plants,lemon balm - plant online nursery plants

 

Flat 40% Off Top 5 Plants Pack View All

nurserylive-top-5-rose-set7
Set of 5 Enchanting Roses
( 5147 times booked in 90 days )
781 40% Off

Get Rs 299 Potted GoodLuck Jade Plant Free!
nurserylive-Top-5-Climbers-And-Creepers-main5
Top 5 Climbers And Creepers
( 324 times booked in 90 days )
1051 40% Off

Get Rs 299 Potted GoodLuck Jade Plant Free!
nurserylive-mansoon-plant1
Top 5 Monsoon Special Plants
( 695 times booked in 90 days )
1081 40% Off

Get Rs 299 Potted GoodLuck Jade Plant Free!
nurserylive-top-five-no-fail-plant2
Top 5 No Fail Plants
( 1094 times booked in 90 days )
1441 40% Off

Get Rs 299 Potted GoodLuck Jade Plant Free!
nurserylive-Top-5-Hanging-Basket-Plants
Top 5 Hanging Basket Plants
( 725 times booked in 90 days )
1071 40% Off

Get Rs 299 Potted GoodLuck Jade Plant Free!
nurserylive-top-five-jasmine-plants
Top 5 Jasmine Flowering Plants
( 602 times booked in 90 days )
1201 40% Off

Get Rs 299 Potted GoodLuck Jade Plant Free!
nurserylive-womens-day-special
Get Rs 299 Potted GoodLuck Jade Plant Free!
nurserylive-top-5-fregnance-plants5
5 Best Fragrant Plants
( 82 times booked in 90 days )
961 40% Off

Get Rs 299 Potted GoodLuck Jade Plant Free!
 

Flat 40% Off Kitchen Garden Kit View All

nurserylive-best-5-hanging-basket-veggies-kitchen-garden-pack
Best 5 Hanging Basket Veggies - Kit
( 263 times booked in 90 days )
888 40% Off

Get Rs 299 Potted GoodLuck Jade Plant Free!
nurserylive-top-5-wow-winter-vegetables-kitchen-garden-pack
Top 5 Wow Winter Vegetables - Kitch
( 95 times booked in 90 days )
888 40% Off

Get Rs 299 Potted GoodLuck Jade Plant Free!
nurserylive-5-most-nutritious-vegetables-kitchen-garden-pack
5 Most Nutritious Vegetables - Kitc
( 79 times booked in 90 days )
888 40% Off

Get Rs 299 Potted GoodLuck Jade Plant Free!
5-easy-to-grow-herb-seeds-kitchen-garden-pack
5 Easy To Grow Herb Seeds - Kitchen
( 292 times booked in 90 days )
930 40% Off

Get Rs 299 Potted GoodLuck Jade Plant Free!
nurserylive-5-fresh-vegetables-for-salad-kitchen-garden-pack
5 Fresh Vegetables For Salad - Kitc
( 224 times booked in 90 days )
888 40% Off

Get Rs 299 Potted GoodLuck Jade Plant Free!
nurserylive-5-delicious-indian-vegetables-kitchen-garden-pack
5 Delicious Indian Vegetables - Kit
( 176 times booked in 90 days )
894 40% Off

Get Rs 299 Potted GoodLuck Jade Plant Free!
nurserylive-best-5-beans-bazar-kitchen-garden-pack
Best 5 Beans Bazar - Kitchen Garden
( 108 times booked in 90 days )
888 40% Off

Get Rs 299 Potted GoodLuck Jade Plant Free!
nurserylive-favorite-5-mix-vegetables-kitchen-garden-pack
Favorite 5 Mix Vegetables - Kitchen
( 279 times booked in 90 days )
888 40% Off

Get Rs 299 Potted GoodLuck Jade Plant Free!

Ask any gardening related query, Get answer within 1 day

Ask query now

( 12000+ queries answered )

Check nursery experts recommendations, top 10 list 

Check  NOW

( 1500+ recommendations given )

Read customer blogs, suggestions, tips & experiences on gardening in India

Read Blogs NOW

( 800+ blogs written by users )

Learn gardening & plants care through video lessons created by garden lovers

Watch videos

( 15000+ videos collection )

About

Join us

Newsletter

Subscribe to get special offers!
We promise absolutely NO SPAM.

Change language