Balm Lemon Variegated

 

Melissa officinalis Variegata, This has all the qualities of Lemon Balm, being a good ground covering plant with the most amazing fresh lemon scent, having one of the most powerful lemon scents in the plant world Lovely yellow and green variegated foliage. Use in potpourri. It has small white flowers in the summer. Height 50cm. Spread 50cm.

 

 

Plant in free draining soil or compost, Full Sun Partial Shade

 

General Herb Planting and care

  • Water the pot thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base. Adding a bucketful of planting compost.
  • Remove the pot gently, if the Herb is well rooted cut off the pot.
  • Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in, water the Herb and area thoroughly
  • Water regular until Herb is established.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.