Melissa officinalis, Lemon balm Seeds

Vendor: Green Huiz
Product Code: MLOFS1



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Melissa officinalis

Lemon balm

sorts and variety

Quedlinburger Niederliegende

first harvest in  year of sowing (September) content of oil 0,25 %; from the second year on tall and leaf-rich stands, good winter hardiness,  volatile oil 0,11 - 0,16 ml/100g TS (2 nd cut), high yields with a high content of leaves,content of rosemary acid 3,5 - 4,5 %; citronellal 5,4 %; Neral 17,5%; Geranial 25,4%

leaves (Milissae folium)

most important active substances

until 0,25 % volatile oil with citronellal (until 40 %), citral (until 30 %), citronellol, linalool, geraniol and caryophyllene

most important usages

for nervous agitation, problems falling asleep; functional gastrointestinal complaints with meteorism; spice

Recommendations for cultivation

Weight per thousand seed grains: 0,7 g

Seed demand for drilling: april/may 4,0 kg / ha

Demand for plantation: april and september 4-6 plants / m²

Distance between the rows: 50 cm

harvest: before the flowering time started; in the first year one cut in the next years more cuttings