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About Lemon Balm Plants

Introducing Lemon Balm, the herbaceous plant that’s both beautiful and functional! This versatile herb boasts fragrant leaves and is a popular choice for gardeners looking to add a touch of freshness to their outdoor spaces. Native to southern Europe, Lemon Balm has been used for centuries as a natural remedy for a variety of ailments.

Our Lemon Balm plants are organically grown with care and attention to ensure you receive a healthy and robust plant. The leaves of the Lemon Balm plant have a delightful lemony scent. The inconspicuous white flowers, sometimes with a yellowish or pinkish tinge, bloom throughout the summer and are attractive to bees. Because lemon balm is rich in nectar, it is sometimes planted to feed bees.

Not only is Lemon Balm a beautiful plant, but it also has many practical uses. The leaves of the plant are commonly used to make teas, tinctures, and essential oils. Lemon Balm is known for its calming and soothing properties, and it’s been used to help relieve stress, anxiety, and insomnia.

In addition to its medicinal uses, Lemon Balm can also be used in cooking. The leaves have a lemony flavor and can be used in salads, soups, and sauces. They can also be used to flavor water and cocktails.

How to Grow Lemon Balm

This plant is easy to care for and grows well in both full sun and partial shade. Lemon Balm plants benefit from regular pruning to encourage bushier growth and prevent them from becoming too leggy. Prune the plants regularly, removing any dead or yellowing leaves. This herb spreads, acting as a ground cover or container filler.

Lemon Balm is a perennial herb and is hardy in USDA zones 4-9. In colder zones, it may die back in the winter but will regrow in the spring. In warmer zones, it may remain evergreen throughout the year.

Overall, our organic Lemon Balm plants are a must-have for her enthusiasts, with its delightful scent and multitude of uses, Lemon Balm is sure to become a staple in your herb collection.

Our USDA-Certified Organic herbs come potted in quality soil and ready to plant!

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Since 1816, Stark Bro’s has promised to provide customers with the very best fruit trees and plants. It’s just that simple. If your trees or plants do not survive, please let us know within one year of delivery. We will send you a free one-time replacement, with a nominal shipping fee of $9.99. If the item in question is not available, we can issue a one-time credit to your account equaling the original product purchase price or issue you a refund. Read more about our warranty policy.


Bloom Color White
Shade/Sun Partial Shade - Full Sun
Soil Composition Loamy
Soil Moisture Well Drained
Soil pH Level 6.5 - 7.0
Years to Bear 1
Zone Range 3 - 7

Size & Spacing

Mature Size

When your plant matures, it will be approximately 12 - 24" tall x 12 - 24" wide.

Recommended Spacing

We recommend spacing these plants 12 - 24" apart to ensure room for growth.

Zone Compatibility

This Variety's Zone Range 3 - 7
My Hardiness Zone ?
The USDA hardiness zones offer a guide to varieties that will grow well in certain climates. Each zone corresponds to the minimum winter temperatures experienced in a given area. Make sure that your hardiness zone lies within the zone compatibility range of this variety before ordering.


Pollination is not required for this variety.

This variety does not require pollination to produce a harvestable crop.

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Tools & Supplies

Having the proper tools and supplies when growing your own can make the difference between a good harvest and a great harvest! Here's a list that our experts recommend for this variety.

Planting & Care

Learn all about how to grow herbs in The Growing Guide. An entire section of our website dedicated to your growing success.

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