Balm: Lime (Melissa officinalis 'Altissima')
HARDY PERENNIAL. Ht 60cm.
Lime balm shares many characteristics with lemon balm. Its leaves are highly scented with lime and can add the aroma of lime to your dishes without the citrus.
Traditionally used to make tea, but can also be added to fruit salads, marinades and used as a seasoning for fish, chicken or pork.
Plant in rich, fertile soil in part shade.