Vietnamese Balm-kinh gi?i (500 Seeds) 30 Days To Harvest! Vietnamese Lemon Mint
Vietnamese Balm, Kinh Gioi (Elsholtzia ciliata) Elsholtzia ciliata, commonly known as Vietnamese Balm or kinh gi?i in Vietnamese is a weed native to Asia, sometimes grown as an ornamental plant. The plant is an erect herb that grows to about 60 cm in high, Also known as Vietnamese Lemon Mint or Vietnamese Balm.
Features This is a very common native plant in Vietnam and a standard ingredient in Vietnamese cuisine. The plant is ornamental as well as edible, producing bright green saw-edged leaves with a tangy, lemony flavor. Plant near paths, decks or porches where the refreshing fragrance can be enjoyed. Can be grown as a perennial in regions with mild winters.
Uses Culinary herb for gardens and containers. A good compliment to beef or poultry dishes and soups. Use fresh in salads, as a garnish, or put a leaf in tea to add a touch of lemon flavor. Wash fruits, vegetables and herbs thoroughly before eating.
Plant Details Available Colors: Lavender Bloom Time: Summer Height Range: 18-24" (46-61cm) Space Range: 12-15" (30-38cm) Temperature Range: -20° to -10°F (-29° to -23°C) Plant Light: Sun to Part Shade Companion Plants: Vietnamese Coriander, Vietnamese Mint, Perilla