Try this basil with a twist! Lemon basil has a sweet citrus flavor that goes great in savory and sweet dishes alike.
Basil, Lemon ORGANIC
$3.95 – $8.95
Basil – Lemon – Ocimum basilicum
Try this basil with a lemon twist! We love using this basil on everything from savory dishes to sweet treats like ice cream! Great in Thai recipes!
Suggested Planting Requirements: Basil enjoys rich, light well-drained soil. Because of the heavy development of leaves, fertilizing is important and may be done organically with compost or manure. Keeping basil evenly moist will prevent bolting. You may add mulch to keep moisture levels even.
Growing Recommendations: This annual must be grown in full sun during spring and fall. Southern California growers may grow basil year-round in frost-free areas. For cooler areas, place basil in the warmest part of the yard. In hot climates, place in a cooler area near to the full sun.
Harvesting & Storing: Flavor in basil is at its best before it flowers, but you can still harvest well into the blooming period. To extend the life and flavor of a plant, continuously remove flowers as they appear. Watch our video on how to do this on Youtube
Once the plant has gone to flower, don’t waste the opportunity to feed the pollinators! Flowering herbs can be a great addition to your pollinator or butterfly garden. Beneficial insects will enjoy the blooms!
|Days to Germination:||7-10|
|Days to Maturity:||45-55+|
|Height at Maturity:||3’|
|Lighting Requirements:||Full Sun|
Package Weight: .25 gram
Approximate seed count per pack: 250
Sows about a 25′ bed (this takes in account thinning)
The approximate seed count per gram is 600-650 seeds.
Packet, 1 ounce, 14 grams