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Lemon Balm Seeds


Flavorful and calming, Lemon Balm is delicious in tea, cold drinks, and salads. You can also use it to make a soothing tea to improve sleep and calm anxiety. Keep in the sun for optimal growth.
Deep green in color with a traditionally lemony taste.

Available on backorder

  • 2 weeks
  • Harvest after 3 months.
  • Part sun. 5+ of direct sunlight.

Additional information

Weight 0.004 lbs
Dimensions 3.25 × 3.25 × 0.05 in

Comes back every year (perennial)

Container / Indoors

Plant 1 site in a 6" (1 quart) container. For each site plant 2 seeds on the surface.

Outdoor / Inground

Plant 1 site per square foot. For each site, plant 2 seeds on the surface. Thin to one plant per site once seedlings are ~1in tall.

Plant Size

Grows about 18 to 26 inches in height and requires 12 inches of space.

Taste & Nutritional Value

Had a traditionally lemony taste. High in antioxidants and low in calories, lemon balm is a healthy and nutritious herb to add to any dish.


A member of the Mint family, Lemon Balm is native to south-central Europe, the Mediterranean Basin, Iran, and Central Asia, and now is naturalized in the Americas and in other countries. The plant has been cultivated since the 16th century. Sources date the use of lemon balm for medicinal purposes back over 2000 years ago, started by the Greeks and Romans. It was introduced to North America with the arrival of colonists and records show that it was cultivated in Thomas Jefferson’s garden.

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