This dainty, narrow-leaved plant has a strong lemon scent. The zesty flavour is refreshing on hot days. It is ideally suited for making iced tea in summer.
Sow from mid-April into trays in a warm place. Transfer to a larger space at 5 ✕ 5 cm spacing. Transplant out into the field at a distance of 30 ✕ 30 cm. Beware of snails! Sow into pots for balcony gardens. Harvest the young shoots continuously. Protection from frost is required. Excellent and required for Italian cuisine.
Sowing quantity 5 - 6 g/Are