Basil- Lemon

Ocimum americanum Open Pollinated

  • Annual 40cm
  • Culinary herb
  • Strong lemon flavour

Standard seed packet, 145 seeds
$1.50

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Description

'Basil- Lemon' seeds

Ocimum americanum

  • 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".

Seeds per gram: 720
Product code: C3-07

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Quick Sowing Guide
Method Sow direct or raise seedlings
Sowing Depth 2mm
Season Spring and summer
Germination 5-10 days @ 18-35°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle Frost tender Annual
Plant Spacing 30cm
Plant Height 40cm
Position Full sun, moist well drained soil
Days Until Maturity 90-110 days

*Notes: 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.

How To Grow

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Ratings & Reviews

Yummy, beautifully scented

grew slowly when in direct sun, but moved it to a new bed and gave it some shade and it has flourished.
customer review from 6/04/2014 21 March 2016

Amazing!

I 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 ;-)
Joseph Kile 11 March 2016