Ocimum americanumRated 5/5 based on 2 reviews.
Standard seed packet, 145 seeds
- Annual 40cm
- Culinary herb
- Strong lemon flavour
Aromatic annual growing to 40cm. Narrow green leaves that have a strong lemon fragrance and flavour. Very popular variety that is used in curries, salads, rice dishes, noodle dishes. teas and desserts. Can be used in potpourri. Also known as "Hoary Basil".
How to sow and grow:
|When:||Spring and summer|
|Position:||Full sun, moist well drained soil|
|Hardiness:||Frost tender Annual|
Pick regularly to encourage more growth. Keep well watered. Remove flower buds as soon as they appear for continued leaf growth. Protect from aphids, slugs and snails.
(Product number: C3-07)
Seeds per gram: 720 seeds
|Botanical name:||Ocimum americanum|
|Packet type:||Standard seed packet|
|Packet quantity:||145 seeds|
|Seeds per gram:||720|
Yummy, beautifully scentedBy: customer review from 6/04/2014 on 21 March 2016grew slowly when in direct sun, but moved it to a new bed and gave it some shade and it has flourished.
Amazing!By: Joseph Kile on 11 March 2016I had never tried lemon basil before but this was amazing! I cant believe how fragrant it was, awesome for fish and with salads, my wife even used some in the fruit slice!!! WIll be growing again next year ;-)