Lemon Bergamot seeds
40 seeds, Net Wt .02g
Unusual stacked purple flowers, beautiful in flower arrangements. Very attractive to bees, butterflies and hummingbirds. Edible leaves with lemon oregano aroma, makes an excellent refreshing herbal tea. Also known as Lemon Beebalm, Lemon Mint or Purple Horsemint
Native to Central and Southern United States to Mexico. Tags: Purple.
How to grow lemon bergamot from seed
Direct seed in the fall or spring before last frost. Start indoors 4-6 weeks before last frost, plant out after frost. If difficulty germinating, stratify 4-6 weeks. Seeds require light to germinate, press into soil, do not cover. Soil pH 6-7.5. Hardiness zones 4-9.
Planting Depth surface requires light
Soil Temp. Germ. 60-75˚F stratify
Days to Germ. 20-40
Plant Spacing 18-24"
Row Spacing 36-48"
Days To Maturity 90-100
Moist Well Drained