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Lemon Basil

Organic Lemon Basil Seeds

Bright, lovely, citrusy

Ocimum basilicum
Strong aroma, great fresh or in cooked dishes.
The basil and citrus notes of this herb brighten grain salads, summer sautées, and sweets like muffins and granola bars. Combine with lemon balm for a refreshing drink.
Product ID# HE0183 , Certified Organic by NOFA-NY LLC

Currently unavailable. We hope to have this item available for order again by February 1st, 2019

Detailed Product Info

Delicious chopped up and tossed on nearly any salad--especially grain salads, where the basil and citrusy notes make the flavors brighter and tangier. Can also be added to sweets, like muffins and breakfast breads for a bit of local lemon flavor.

Quick Facts
Days to Germination 4 to 10 days
Days to Maturity 60 days
Planting Depth ¼ inch
Spacing in Row 8 to 12 inches
Spacing Between Rows 12 to 24 inches
Height at Maturity 12 to 24 inches
Width at Maturity 12 inches
Growing Instructions

Direct sow after frost, or start indoors up to 1 month before last frost date. To have fresh basil the whole season, start in succession at one-month intervals. Pinch off tallest growth in order to keep basil from flowering; flavor becomes too strong once in bloom. Good for garden or container plantings.

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