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LEMON BALM

LEMON BALM

Melissa officinalis
Member $3.95
The strongly scented leaves make a delicious and soothing tea to calm the nerves. Mosquitoes are repelled by the lemon-scented foliage. Can be perennial in some areas and may self-seed.
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SEEDS: S314

Growing Information

Sow in punnets in Autumn-Spring
Height To 60cm
Position in FULL SUN
270 Seeds Per Packet
HARDY PERENNIAL
Space at 30cm
Seasonal watering as necessary
75% Germination Rate

Growing Tips

Read the seed packet to find out how far apart to sow your seeds.

LEMON BALM

Melissa officinalis
Member $3.95
The strongly scented leaves make a delicious and soothing tea to calm the nerves. Mosquitoes are repelled by the lemon-scented foliage. Can be perennial in some areas and may self-seed.
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SEEDS: S314
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BULBS: BTUME
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Member $9.95
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PLANTS: PVEB3
Possibly one of the most valuable of summer flowering plants. This beauty from Brazil threads its stiffly upright stems through other perennials, floating hundreds of amethyst hemispheres of bloom. Ideal for the back of the border where it softens the outline of its garden companions. Potentially invasive in disturbed bushland.
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2yr membership +FREE vegie seeds
2yr membership +FREE vegie seeds
Membership: MNE2VS
Grow the best tasting vegies with free Beetroot 'Bulls Blood', Tomato 'Tigerella', Cucumber 'Double Yield' and Zucchini 'Black Beauty' seeds (one packet of each, valued at $21).
Member $79.00
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