Lemon Balm Potted Herbs

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Discover the soothing benefits of Melissa officinalis! Commonly known as lemon balm, this herb is prized for its calming properties and fresh citrus scent. Shop our selection and add some serenity to your garden!

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Product Code: PLANT-PRP00053

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Fact Sheet and Plant Guide



Common name and scientific name

Lemon Balm (Melissa officinalis)

Growth habit and size

Herbaceous perennial with a bushy growth forms up to 1m tall.

Foliage, flower color, and texture

Leaves are bright green, broadly ovate with a scalloped leaf margin. The sunken venation creates a quilted leaf texture.

Pot Size

Ø15cm x H12.5cm

Overall Height

20-30cm from the base of the pot

Sunlight requirements

Thrives in full sun or partial shade

Watering needs

Keep the soil evenly moist. Water thoroughly when the soil turns slightly dry.

Soil type and pH requirements

Prefers well-draining soil with a slightly acidic to neutral pH around 6.5 to 7.0

Feeding and fertilizer needs

Feed with all-purpose organic fertilizer once a month to provide essential nutrients for healthy plant growth.

Pruning requirements

Gently trim away dry, brown, or yellowish leaves by using a pair of secateurs. Pruning helps to maintain the shape and bushiness of lemon balm. Pinch back the growing tips to encourage lateral growth and prevent the plant from becoming leggy.

*Photos for illustration only. Actual product may vary due to the nature of the product.

*Color of pot and size may vary and change subject to availability.


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