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Common balm Melissa officinalis

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Temperatures Common balmPosizione mezza ombra
We suggest locating this plant in a partially shady place, where it is exposed to direct sunlight during the coolest hours of the day. The leaves of aromatic plants are used in the kitchen; if necessary letís remember to use only agricultural parasiticides, and letís follow the lacking period indicated on the label: if we spray a plant we can Ďt use its leaves for alimentary use for the period of time indicated, when the chemical product is harmful.We suggest growing the The Common balm outdoors year round, as they don't fear cold weather.

Care Common balm
These plants give origin to a brush with a rounded form. The Common balm Is small in size; in winter it assumes a green colouring. These are evergreen plants, which means they keep their leaves year round. The Common balm is a perennial herb plant.

Feed Common balm
During the spring months letís add to the irrigating water, every 15-20 days, some fertilizer for green plants, rich in nitrogen and potassium.

Irrigation Common balmTenere asciutto
Watering takes place only when the soil has been dry for days, usually every 2-3 weeks can be enough; if the climate is particularly hot we can slightly intensify the irrigations, using 2-3 glasses of water . To use these plants year round we can proceed with harvesting, in the spring or in the summer. The plants should be washed and dried well, then dehydrated, or frozen, to use them during the year.

Adversity Common balm
Generally during this time of year we suggest a pre-emptive treatment with wide range insecticide and with a systemic fungicide, to prevent the attack from part of the aphids and the development of fungus diseases, often favoured by a mild and damp climate.

Substrate Common balm
These plants need a substratum with an optimum drainage.

Climate
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Soil
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alpine
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continental
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mediterranean
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Cultivate - Common balm

When wanted we can grow these plants in a vase. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.

This page concerns the weather continental it is possible to choose another climate area continental mediterranean

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