Lemon balm (Melissa officinalis) is a perennial herbaceous plant in the mint family. It grows to a maximum height of 1 m (3 ft 3 in). The leaves have a mild lemon scent. During summer, small white flowers full of nectar appear. The leaves are used as an herb, in teas and also as a flavoring. The plant is used to attract bees for honey production. It is grown as an ornamental plant and for its oil (to use in perfumery).
All transplants are not available for shipping, only for local pick up. Call or text 408-981-6181 to make an appointment first, then pick up at the parking lot of 1136 South De Anza Blvd, San Jose, CA 95129.