Lemon Balm Herb is an open-pollinated, perennial heirloom that matures in 35 days. 18-24″H plant has 4-angled stems with 1 1/2-3″L oval toothed, shiny green leaves. Produces insignificant pale yellow flowers in summer. Spreads vigorously. Lemon Balm Herb is a popular ingredient of herbal teas, having a pleasant flavor and calming effect. Used to treat colds, flu and indigestion. Fresh leaves give a lemon flavor to salads, soups, sauces and meats. Approximately 3,000 seeds per ounce or 48,000 seeds per ounce.
**Lemon Balm grows well with most vegetables especially since it attracts bees and other beneficial pollinators, while the strong, citrusy odor deters several unwelcome pests, including gnats and mosquitoes.
Each seed packet contains approximately 90 seeds. Available from SeedGro, an American brand offering only the best natural, non-GMO, open-pollinated, hybrid, and heirloom untreated seeds.