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kr76

LEMON BEEBALM

kr76 (Monarda Citriodora)

This pink-coloured bee balm can grow to 80 cm tall. Its long flowering period and edible, lemon-flavoured leaves make it a highly attractive garden plant. Prefers sun or partial shade. Leaves and flowers can be used for a refreshing tea.

Recommended crop rotation: 3 years
Comment: good for pollinators
Temperature requirements: medium
Nutrient requirements: low
Positive for pollinators: yes

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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.