BERGAMONT, LEMON

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1 pkt
A$3.50
Botanical Name
Monarda citriodora

A hardy annual with attractive lavender coloured flowers and bright green leaves that have a minty scent when crushed. The leaves are excellent for making herbal teas, flavouring salads and add great flavour when cooked with fish or gamey meats. The flowers are two tiered and the seed heads can be dried and used in arrangements. 100 seeds.
 

Sunlight
Full
Frost Resilience
Frost Hardy
Lifespan
Annual
Climate
Cold
Temperate
Hot Arid
Tropics/SubTropics
Sow Method
Direct
Sowing Instructions
Sow direct to garden after frosts have passed or into pots to transplant once frosts have passed. Keep moist and warm (18+˚C). Slugs love seedlings so provide some protection.
Height
0.6 m
Spacing/Spread
0.4 m
Sowing Periods
Cool Climate Periods
Sep 1st to Jan 31st
Temperate Climate Periods
Sep 1st to Feb 28th
Tropical & Sub-Tropical Climate Periods
Mar 1st to Jun 30th