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PlantFiles: Lemon Balm
Melissa officinalis 'All Gold'

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Family: Lamiaceae (lay-mee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Melissa (mel-ISS-a) (Info)
Species: officinalis (oh-fiss-ih-NAH-liss) (Info)
Cultivar: All Gold

Category:
Herbs

Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Cream/Tan

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Chartreuse/Yellow
Aromatic

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
This plant is resistant to deer

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

Profile:

No positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral mystic On Oct 22, 2002, mystic from Ewing, KY (Zone 6a) wrote:

Has bright yellow leaves that will burn in full sun.



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