Mandarina - Limoncello

Melissa officinalis

Lemon Balm is a perennial herb, hardy to USDA Zone 4-9, and is loved for its fresh lemon scent. A new variety of Lemon Balm is called Limoncello, which has a very strong aromatic lemon scent that sets it apart from other varieties.

Mandarina (Orange Balm) is an alternative to the traditional Lemon Balm and has an extraordinary orange scent.

Both unique varieties have a vigorous, well-branched and mounding plant habit that performs well as a ground cover, or as a component in mixed patio containers with both herbs and flowers.

  • Used for herbal teas

  • Either unique orange or fresh lemon scent

  • Excellent for large mixed (herb) containers

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Life cycle: prennial, USDA Zones 4-9
Use: pots, containers, garden beds, herbal plant
Height in pot: 25 cm (10”)
Pot size: 10-15 cm (4-6”)
Garden height: 30-40 cm (12-16”)
Garden spread: 30-40 cm (12-16”)
Seed count: Mandarina 1.250 s/gram (35.500 s/oz) - Limoncello 2.150 s/gram (61.000 s/oz)
Seed form: profi-seed

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