Lemon Balm

Melissa officinalis

Sprouts in: 7 - 14 days
Enjoy for: 60 - 90 days
Plant is edible!
Grows best at: 18°C to 30°C (64.4°F to 86°F)

  • Lemon Balm is ready for first harvesting approximately one month after planting the pod.
  • Gently trim off the tips of the plant leaving at least 2 pairs of true leaves to grow. There will be more soon!
  • If some leaves turn brownish, feel free to cut the stem off - new leaves will grow soon.

Fun facts!

  • Lemon Balm is widely used as a natural remedy to relieve stress, anxiety, insomnia, cold sores and boost cognitive function.

  • After the growing cycle is done in a Smart Garden, if possible, transplant plant pod outdoors. As a perennial it will grow and produce flowers that contain nectar, which is crucial food for bees and butterflies, especially in city areas.

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