Growing Guide: Moldavian Balm

Common Names: 

Moldavian Balm, Maldavian Dragonhead, melissa moldavica, moldávicatorongil de turquía, mélisse de moldaviethé des jardinstête de dragon, moldawien–drachenkopfmoldawische melissetürkisch boalsentürkische melisse

Native to:

Temperate Asia and Eurasia

Traditional Uses:
Culinary, Folk Medicine, Essential Oil

Plant Type:

Annual Herb

Harvest Season:

Flowers in Summer

Mature Size:

1-2 ft. tall

Soil & Moisture:

Rich, moist, well-draining soil.

Light Requirements:

Full Sun, Part Shade



Growth Rate: 


Zone Hardiness: 

Outdoors 6-9; Patio/Greenhouse 4+ 

Our Moldavian Balm is grown from seed and is capable of harvest within an annual growing season.