How to Grow Lemon Verbena?

Answer Lemon verbena (Aloysia triphylla) is a large and bushy perennial shrub. It is deciduous and highly scented, with a strong citrus aroma that can be noticed most strongly in the early evening. As a n... Read More »

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How do I grow lemon verbena from seed?

PreparationPlant lemon verbena seeds directly in the garden after all danger of frost has passed. Spade the soil in a sunny, well-drained location. Remove any weeds, roots, rocks and large clods, t... Read More »

Are lemon verbena& lemon balm the same?

Lemon verbena and lemon balm are not related. Lemon verbena (Aloysia triphylla) is a perennial flowering shrub with white flowers. The leaves and flowers add lemony flavor and perfume to food and b... Read More »

Is lemon verbena edible?

The leaves of the lemon verbena are edible and can be added as a zesty lemon flavoring to fish and poultry dishes, according to the University of Maryland. The leaves can also be brewed as a refre... Read More »

Is lemon verbena invasive?

Lemon verbena (Aloysia triphylla) is not considered invasive. It can spread through self-seeding if allowed to set seeds. Keep lemon verbena pruned back in spring and mid-summer. Unmanaged lemon ve... Read More »