Sweet, lemon-scented leaves used for flavouring drinks, soups, stews and teas

Features

  • Use as garden border
  • Fast growing
  • Ideal for pots

Product details

How

Sow direct where they are to grow. Cover lightly with Yates Seed Raising Mix,firm down and keep moist.

Care

Grow in sun or semi-shade. Enrich soil withorganic fertiliser (such as Yates Blood & Boneor Dynamic Lifter Organic Plant Food) before planting. Feed plantsregularly with Yates Thrive Soluble Plant food. Continuous harvest promotes new growth. Protectplants from snails and slugs with Yates Blitzem. Prune hard in early spring.

Hint

Frequent picking ensures continuous supply. Leaves can be dried and used later to add flavour to cooked dishes.

Storage

Store in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight. Keep out of reach of children and pets.

NOT TO BE USED FOR ANY PURPOSE OR IN ANY MANNER CONTRARY TO THIS LABEL UNLESS AUTHORISED

Position Full sun or part shade
Plant space 20cm or in pots
Sow depth 5mm
Germination 5-10 days
Germination (days) 8
Row space 20cm
Maturity 8 weeks to Maturity
Maturity (days) 56
Botanical name Melissa officinalis
Suitable for Pots and garden beds

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