Basil - Lemon

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This fragrant basil strain takes up to 60 days to reach maturity. Compact growing habit, producing 2-inch leaves, containing a lemon fragrance and flavor. Has several culinary applications in a variety of recipes and teas. Very popular in Indonesian cuisine.

Lemon Basil Herb Garden Seed

Ocimum basilicum

Lemon Basil is a hybrid of traditional basil and African basil, adorning small white blooms at the end of summer/beginning of fall. Thrives in planting containers and in garden beds, benefiting from full sun and partial shade. Harvest before flowers, preferably once a week once mature.

  • Height - 18 to 24 inches
  • Spacing - 6 to 12 inches
  • Spread - 12 to 15 inches
  • Growth Habit - Mound
Lemon Basil is easy to grow, and can be used in a variety of recipes such as pestos, teas, salads, and soups.

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