Description: A member of the mint family, Lemon Balm is still considered the ‘calming’ herb for its effects in reducing stress and anxiety. True to its name, the leaves of this plant are fragrant with lemon and citrus scents. Its oval, slightly serrated leaves and small white flowers make it an attractive herb in your garden as well. Add the leaves to any cooked dish or dry them to make tea and potpourri. It can also be added to fruit drinks, ice cream and vegetable salads.
Spacing: Plant 18” to 24” apart.
Height: Grows 18” to 24” tall.
How To Grow: Plant in full to part sun.
Outstanding Features: Use lemon balm in marinades for fish or lamb, and it can also be dried and added to potpourri.
Tips: Lemon Balm spreads rapidly and will need to be cut to keep its shape.
Uses: Culinary Herb, Garden Bed, Containers