We use cookies on our website to provide all of the features and to analyse visits. By using this website, you agree to this use. - Learn more - Hide this message
In stock
SKU
kr71
As low as €2.70
Bag (0.5 g)
(€539.28 /100g )
incl. VAT, excl. shipping
€2.70

LEMON BALM

kr71 (Melissa officinalis)

Perennial plant for tea and medicinal use. Pleasant fresh aroma helps deter flies. Sowing in seed trays and transplanting in small bunches is recommended.

Recommended crop rotation: 4-5 years
Lifespan: perennial
Comment: good for pollinators
Temperature requirements: low
Nutrient requirements: low
Positive for pollinators: yes

Sowing calendar

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Indoor sowing
0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0
1 1 1 1
1 1 1 1
0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0
Outdoor sowing
0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0
1 1 1 1
1 1 1 1
1 1 1 1
1 1 1 1
1 1 0 0
0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0
Harvest
0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0
1 1 1 1
1 1 1 1
1 1 1 1
1 1 1 1
1 1 1 1
0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0

Explanations

Bee-friendly: This plant has a good nectar or pollen supply, which is especially good for honey and wild bees, as well as other pollinating insects. There are 500 different kinds of wild bees alone. Some crops are best approached by specialists, others by generalists.