660 - Balm

660 - Balm

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Item Number Italian Name Scientific Name
660

 

Melissa Officinale  

 

Melissa Officinalis L.

 

 

Description 

Melissa is an herbaceous perennial that grows 20 - 35 inches...

Weight: 1 g

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Type Herb
Item Number Italian Name Scientific Name
660

 

Melissa Officinale  

 

Melissa Officinalis L.

 

 

Description 

Melissa is an herbaceous perennial that grows 20 - 35 inches tall. It has branched, erect, squarish shaped stems. The leaves are oval and serrated and grow opposed on the plant. The flowers (which are either red or white) grow near the stem of the leaves. The crop usually lasts 4-5 years but does very occasionally last up to 8 year.

 

Sowing Period

Is used sown towards the end of winter in a greenhouse (heated to a temperature of 68 - 77 °F during the first 3 weeks and 53 - 60 °F thereafter). Transplant in May or June.

 

Sowing Method 

Transplant from indoors or direct from spring to summer

 

Life Cycle Days of Maturity Sun Type Spread Max Height Planting Time
Perennial Plant 70-80 Days Full 16-20 inches 24 inches Spring

 

Growing Calendar

Balm

 

Acorn-salreno = Outside Sow Period
house-inside-transplant  = Sow Indoors then Transplant seedlings
Leaf= Harvest Period
Greenhouse-Salerno = Tunnel/Cloche Gardening

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