Lime Balm

Melissa officinalis ssp. altissima

Lime balm is a perennial herb that has a distinct gentle lime-scented foliage. It shares many characteristics with its cousin variety lemon balm, being a robust, easy grower, and similarly used for tea and medicinal purposes.

Water: Wet or Dry, very adaptable

Hardiness: Frost Hardy

Habit: Herbaceous perennial

Light: Full Sun to Partial Shade

Soil: Adaptable

Origin: South-central Europe, the Mediterranean Basin, Iran, and Central Asia

Lime Balm