Basil- Mrs Burns Lemon

Ocimum basilicum

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Standard seed packet, 110 seeds

$1.25
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Basil- Mrs Burns Lemon

Ocimum basilicum


  • Annual 50cm
  • Culinary herb
  • Attractive lemon scented leaves


Heirloom. Annual growing to 50cm with fragrant green leaves and pink flowers. Leaves have a strong lemon and lime flavour that is ideal to use in salads, rice dishes, soups, stews and teas and desserts. Can be grown in containers. Can be used in potpourri. Is more heat tolerant than regular basils. Has good disease resistance. Also known as "Lime Basil".


How to sow and grow:

Method: Raise seedlings
Sowing Depth: 2mm
When: Spring and summer
Germination: 5-10 days @ 18-35°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle: Frost tender Annual
Plant Spacing: 40cm
Plant Height: 50cm
Position: Full sun, moist well drained soil
Days to Maturity/Flowering: 60 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.

(Product number: E3-06)


SKU E3-06
Shipping Weight 0.0006kg
Botanical name: Ocimum basilicum
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 110 seeds

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26 January 2019
My pick for best of the season. Great germination rates and beautiful citrus taste.
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