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About Balm Mint
Lemon balm is a lemon-scented herb in the mint family 🍋. The leaves and oils are commonly used in herbal medicine and as a flavoring! Their genus name, Melissa, is of Greek origin and means honey bee, since their flowers are loaded with nectar that bees love! 🐝
Also known as
Lemon Balm, Lemon Balm and Common Balm
How to care for Balm Mint
Balm Mint needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
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Balm Mint love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Balm Mint does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.
By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.
To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Balm Mint after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.