This Mint family, perennial herb is strong scented and easy to grow. Plant foliage is bushy and is supported well on 2′ tall woody stalks. Needs full sun growing environment. Harvest leaves before flowering for best results. Leaves have “lemony” taste and makes classical medicinal teas for treating colds, flu, headaches, high blood pressure and indigestion. Also has sedative and anti-viral properties. Needs light to germinate and is slow, so be patient.
- SKU: 3010
- Days to Maturity: 70 to flowering stage
- Min. Seeds Per Packet: 250
- Botanical Name: Melissa officinalis