Common Name: Lemon Balm
Latin Name: Melissa officinalis
Description: Spreading herb with bright green leaves with a delicious lemon scent. Perennial. 100cm.
Harvesting: Harvest as soon as plant is large enough. Dry or freeze.
Best Results: Cut back very hard every year to maintain bush shape.
Uses: Delicious added to summer drinks when frozen in ice cubes. Add to stuffing or place a handful of leaves in a chicken or fish when baking.
Companion: Attracts bees so plant amongst vegetable garden.