Mandarina - Limoncello

Melissa officinalis

Melissa, a perennial herb hardy to USDA Zone 4-9 also known as Lemon Balm, is loved for its fresh lemon scent. An alternative to the traditional Lemon Balm is the Orange Balm Mandarina which has an extraordinary orange 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. Both unique varieties have a vigorous, well-branched and mounding plant habit that performs well as a ground cover and component in mixed patio containers with both herbs and flowers.

  • Easy to grow perennial herb hardy from zone 4a to 9b

  • Used for herbal teas to help sleep and also other various

  • Strong spreading plant with attractive foliage

  • Can be used to cover slopes and difficult areas

  • Excellent for large mixed patio 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 (35.400 s/oz) Limoncello.2.150 s/gram (60.950 s/oz)
Seed form: profi-seed

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