Lemon Balm (Melissa officinalis) | 5 Large Plug Plants
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Lemon Balm, Melissa officinalis, is a bushy, herbaceous perennial with lemon-scented leaves that is often grown in cottage garden flower beds as well as in herb patches

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Lemon Balm, Melissa officinalis, is a bushy, herbaceous perennial with lemon-scented leaves that is often grown in cottage garden flower beds as well as in herb patches. The tiny white flowers grow on two small spikes and these attract a myriad of pollinating bees. Like most herbs, balm has a long history of medicinal use dating back some 2000 years and the genus name Melissa is derived from the Greek word for bee. The young leaves chopped onto fruit salads give a zesty flavour or steeped in hot water make a refreshing herb tea. Height & Spread 50 x 40 cm

Or buy as part of our Herb Collection C.

Brand:  Brookside Nursery
Supplied as:  5 Large Plug Plants
Habit:  Mound Forming
Eventual Height:  Up to 50cm
Position:  Sun or Partial Shade
Primary Flower Colour:  White
Sutable for Patio Containers?  Yes
Harvesting Period:  May to October
Scented?  Scented
Plant Type:  Hardy
Spacing:  30 cm (12in)
Spread:  Up to 40cm

Free UK delivery on all orders over £40!

For all orders under £40 in value we make a one off P&P charge of £3.95 per order.

Smaller orders are dispatched via Royal Mail 24, larger orders via Parcelforce.

We are the only online plug plants supplier to offer a choice of a specific dispatch week for your order. When placing your order, use the drop down box above to select your required dispatch week. You can also alter dispatch weeks in the shopping basket.

All our plug plants are shipped in specially designed packaging to keep the root system in place and the foliage protected in transit.

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We can also deliver plants to most EU countries. Delivery charges are dependant on the delivery country and start from £19.99 per order.  For more information about international deliveries, please click here.

Our Plug Plants

Our plug plants are supplied in four sizes; small, medium, large and jumbo plugs....
The foliage height will differ depending on variety.

Small Plugs - Trays of 40
The most economical way to purchase your plants. Securely rooted, strong plants in mini-plugs of compost. Will need to be transplanted and grown on a windowsill, or in a greenhouse or conservatory, before planting out ready to flower. Compost volume around 2.3cm deep x 1.3cm square. Foliage height 1.5cm-5cm depending on variety)

Medium Plugs - Trays of 20
Our brassicas and lettuce are sold as medium plugs. Securely rooted, strong plants in mini-plugs of compost. Will need to be transplanted and grown for a short while on a windowsill, or in a greenhouse or conservatory, before planting out ready to flower. Compost volume around 3cm deep x 2cm square. Foliage height 1.5cm-5cm depending on variety)

Large Plugs - Packs of 5
Pot Ready, Large, Healthy plants, individually rooted in large plugs of compost. Ideal for planting into baskets, containers or small areas in the garden. Best results achieved if grown on for a short while in 9cm pots prior to planting out if planting straight into garden borders. Tender varieties will need protecting from frost. Compost volume around 4cm deep x 3.5cm square. Foliage height 5cm-12cm depending on variety)

Jumbo  Plugs - Packs of 3
Our premium perennials are supplied as Jumbo plugs. These plans would benefit from potting into large pots (5” upwards”) for a few weeks before planting out in the garden.  Compost volume around 5cm deep x 5cm square. Foliage height 5cm-20cm depending on variety)

These herbs are so easy to grow and as they are perennial, will die down in the winter months and re-appear next spring.  Pot them on as for the annual herbs and then plant into pots or the garden.

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