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BASIL, Lemon

BASIL, Lemon

Heirloom Basil Seeds

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$ 1.99
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Approximate seed count per packet ( 0.5g = 304 seeds )

Lemon Basil: Citrus Zest for Culinary Delights

Awaken your taste buds with the citrusy freshness of Lemon Basil (Ocimum basilicum 'Lemon'). This annual herb is a culinary delight, infusing dishes with a hint of lemony zest. Explore the vibrant flavor and aromatic charm of Lemon Basil, a versatile addition to both sweet and savory recipes.

Key Features:

  • Citrusy Freshness: Immerse your dishes in the bright and citrusy notes of Lemon Basil. The leaves release a refreshing lemon fragrance and flavor, adding a unique twist to salads, beverages, desserts, and a variety of culinary creations.
  • Versatile Culinary Use: Elevate your cooking with the versatile use of Lemon Basil. This herb complements a wide range of dishes, including fish, poultry, salads, and fruit salads. Its citrusy profile makes it a favorite for both sweet and savory recipes.
  • Compact Growth: Cultivate Lemon Basil in gardens, containers, or windowsills. The compact and bushy growth habit makes it suitable for small spaces, allowing you to enjoy fresh lemon-flavored basil even in limited gardening areas.
  • Aromatic Charm: Experience the aromatic charm of Lemon Basil in your garden and kitchen. The delightful fragrance of lemon adds an extra sensory dimension, making it a pleasure to grow and harvest.
  • Continuous Harvest: Enjoy a continuous harvest of fresh Lemon Basil leaves throughout the growing season. Regular pruning encourages branching and new leaf production, ensuring a bountiful supply for your culinary endeavors.
  • Easy to Grow: Whether you're a seasoned gardener or a novice, Lemon Basil is easy to grow. This annual herb thrives in well-drained soil and requires minimal care for optimal growth.
  • Plant Type: Typically grown as an annual, completing its life cycle within a single growing season.
  • Size: Mature plants can reach a height of 12 to 18 inches, forming a compact and bushy habit suitable for small spaces.

Optimal Growing Conditions:

Cultivate the citrusy freshness of Lemon Basil with optimal growing conditions:

  • Soil: Well-drained soil enriched with organic matter. Lemon Basil prefers a slightly acidic to neutral pH (6.0 to 7.0).
  • Sunlight: Full sun exposure for at least 6-8 hours a day. Adequate sunlight ensures robust growth and the development of flavorful leaves.
  • Watering: Maintain consistent moisture, allowing the soil to dry slightly between waterings. Avoid waterlogged conditions to prevent root rot.
  • Temperature: Lemon Basil thrives in warm temperatures. Plant after the last frost date in your area for optimal growth.

Infuse your culinary creations with the bright and zesty essence of Lemon Basil. Order your seeds today and discover the joy of adding a hint of citrus to your favorite dishes.

Lemon Basil Planting Information

Days to Maturity: 80
Approximate Seed Counts
Seeds per Oz. Seeds per Lb.
19000 304000
Current Seed Germination Data
Lot # Tested Germination Rate
J7258 2022-12-31 85%