Organic Lemon Basil (Ocimum basilicum)
A versatile herb that will add brilliant, citrus flavor to your menu! Delicious in salads, marinades, stir-fries, dressings, lemonade and as a tea. A terrific companion plant for your peppers and tomatoes and effective mosquito repellant.
- 200 seeds minimum
- Germination: 7-10 days
- Maturity: 60-80 days
- Direct sow in full sun 1/4” deep after last frost or start indoors 5-6 weeks prior to last frost. Harden off seedlings before transplanting.
- Basil prefers well-drained soil.
- Space plants 8” apart; space rows 18-24” apart.
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I've been growing this lemon basil since November (it's end of April now and I'm in Florida) and it is just amazing. The lemon scent and flavor is fantastic, I use it in tea all the time and it will continue to be a staple