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Bee Balm - Lemon
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Lemon Bee Balm (100 seeds) (HB124) $2.50

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Lemon Bee Balm

         
 
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(Monarda citriodora) An annual, lemon-flavored variety. Superb tea plant; striking pink-purple flowers, beautiful and tasty.
 
Lemon Bee Balm
Overall Rating:
         
4.5
 
 
Number of Reviews: 17
Easy to Grow 4.5
EarlyMaturity 3.0

94.1% would recommend this item to a friend.

 
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4 out of 4 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
katbrows
Location:
Sacramento, CA, United States
Date:
August 13, 2019
          5.0
 
True to its name
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 5.0
 

What are the pros? Beautiful, the bees love it

What are the cons? None

Review:

The bees love this thing! It grew with very little effort from me.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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21 out of 21 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Nessiedmf
Location:
Abiquiu, NM, United States
Date:
June 14, 2019
          3.0
 
Mixed feelings about lemon bee
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 4.0
 

What are the pros? Grows exceptionally well

What are the cons? Invasive

Review:

This plant grew in our dry desert climate exceptionally well and it reseeded itself and came back the next year and has grown to 3-1/2 feet tall without me watering it. It has taken over half the large herb garden in its second year here. The tea I made from it has a mint/licorice/pine taste, and my best description of it would be it tastes like drinking mouthwash. My brain can’t handle that flavor, lol.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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14 out of 15 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Rex
Location:
Huntington Station, NY, United States
Date:
April 2, 2019
          4.0
 
Lemony
Easy to Grow 4.0
EarlyMaturity 0.0
 

What are the pros? High germination rates

What are the cons? nothing yet

Review:

Balms have always been slow to grow, at least in my experience. They germinated in 6 days, and I'm seeing right at around a 93% germination rate, which is nice. I'm hoping that these are all big enough to transplant outside once the weather finally permits. They already have that familiar lemony scent.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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21 out of 21 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Retta
Location:
Landis, NC, United States
Date:
March 9, 2019
          5.0
 
Great plant
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 0.0
 

What are the pros? Bees love it!

What are the cons? None

Review:

This is a great plant to have in the garden. I bought my seeds a few years ago, sowed them outside between my potted vegetables in less-than-perfect soil, and they come back every year and even increase. The flowers are lovely and delicate. All types of pollinators love them, and here in NC, although we've had our share of freezing weather, it hasn't discouraged them from already getting a strong start in late February. I plan to dig some up to share with my sister who lives in Georgia!

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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35 out of 35 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
fvcarr
Location:
Chattaroy, WA, United States
Date:
October 21, 2018
          5.0
 
Wonderful
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 3.0
 

What are the pros? Easy to grow, beautiful

What are the cons? none

Review:

I am so glad that I grew this Lemon Bee Balm! It's beautiful, required no extra effort, behaved itself and made my honeybees SO happy. It did come up and mature a little later than I anticipated but that turned into a blessing. In the dead heat of the summer the honeybees and bumble bees were thrilled to have a welcoming plant to visit.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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