Melissa Officinalis

This is a highly aromatic, rockery perennial with spreading growth habit. The plant has oval, light green leaves and clusters of small, pale yellow or white flowers. It grows up to 30cm (12") high and spreads to 45cm 18") wide. The plant is native to southern Europe, the Middle East and North Africa.

Point of Sale:

This plant has a nice lemon fragrance. It is used in teas and for potpourri.

Plant Characteristics

Growth HabitTrailing
Plant Height30 CM
Flowering PeriodSpring
Flower ColorLight yellow

Plant Growth

Planting TimeSpring - Summer
WateringMedium
Light ExposurePartial Shade
Growing Temp (°C)12 (night), 16 (day)
Propagation UnitsSeedlings
Available AsConventional
Sales AreaEU
Lead Time5 Weeks
Tray153 cells,264 cells
Pinched RC PlantNo

Box Dimensions: 30x50x37 cm.
· All goods are supplied as CPT terms.
· Minimum quantity per shipment of RC's or seedlings: 25 trays. No less than 1 tray per variety.

 

Recommended Pot Sizes (for retailers) Weeks Product Status
12cm 6-8

 

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