Lemon Mint, 1,000 years old Heirloom

$3.25 $3.75 -14% OFF

Lemon Mint, 1,000 years old Heirloom

$3.25 $3.75 -14% OFF
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The Seed Savers Exchange - Used by Native Americans for medicinal and culinary purposes, the citrus-flavored leaves of lemon mint can be minced and added to fruit jellies. Its beautiful purple bracts, held on 24-30" tall plants, are aromatic and colorful in the fall and attract bees. Hardy perennial in zones 5-9.

Characteristics: 

  • Self-seeding annual plants
  • Plants grow to 24-30 inches tall
  • Purple flower bracts attract bees
  • Leaves are aromatic and citrus-flavored

Instructions -  Sow seeds indoors just beneath surface of soil. Plant out in early spring just before last frost. Remove spent blossoms regularly to prolong blooming.

Sow seed indoors 8-10 weeks before the last frost

Germination 10-20  days

Plant 12-24" apart

Full Sun to Partial Shade

Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute seed vendors from time to time because of availability

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