Lemon Balm

MELISSA officinalis - ME6000

excellent for cress: minty taste, lemon scent when crushed

Crop type Leafy Crops
Article code ME6000
Full Name MELISSA officinalis Lemon Balm
Year of Introduction 2020
Common Name Lemon Balm
Botanical Category Perennials first year flowering
Variety List EU No
Species officinalis
Variety Lemon Balm
Family Lamiaceae
Height in cm - inches 60 - 24
Flowering - Harvest Jul, Aug, Sep
TSW 0.5882
Seedcount per gram 1700
Germination Method Top of Paper, 20°C, Light - (TP20L)
Days to Germinate 7-14
Division Home Garden Vegetables
Use I - Economic plant, f.e. cereal, dye, fibre, oil, M - Medicinal or kitchen herb, O - Suitable for tea, P - Pot plant, patio plant, V - Vegetable, Z - Suitable for microgreen, babyleaf or sprouting



Peta Klinkspoor Central and East Europe
Wen Klopstra North and South Europe
Allison Zeeb North America