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{"id":9972667912,"title":"Basil Seeds - Lime","handle":"basil-lime","description":"\u003cp\u003eNon-GMO, Heirloom Lime Basil Herb Seed from True Leaf Market. Ocimum basilicum. As basil has many different types, Lime Basil is a sweet cultivar that grows round bright-green leaves with pointed tips. This smaller basil with hints of citrus and savory notes came from the tropical regions of Africa and South Asia and was later cultivated in the U.S. during the 18th century. Lime Basil varieties are also referred to as or Hairy Basil, due to their fuzzy stems. This sweet type of basil that provides a more sharp scent and lemon flavor, has been used in Africa as an ancient medicine. With high contents of citrus oil and rich antioxidants, Lime Basil is a fresh and bold basil crop to add to your herb garden!\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.trueleafmarket.com\/pages\/the-herb-growing-guide-from-true-leaf-market\" target=\"_blank\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eDownload Free Herb Growing Guide PDF\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.trueleafmarket.com\/pages\/grow-basil\" target=\"_blank\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eRead Full Basil Herb Growing Guide Instructions\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!--split--\u003e\n\n\u003ch2\u003eLime Basil Herb Garden Planting Seeds\u003c\/h2\u003e \n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eBasil Herb Days to Maturity:\u003c\/strong\u003e 70+(leaves) 90+(seeds)\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eBasil Hardiness Zones:\u003c\/strong\u003e 9-11 Perennial, 3-9 Annual\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eBasil Seed Planting Depth:\u003c\/strong\u003e 1\/4”\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eBasil Seed Plant Spacing:\u003c\/strong\u003e 12-16”\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eBasil Growth Habit:\u003c\/strong\u003e Upright\/compact bush\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eSoil Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Rich and well-drained\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eTemp Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Warmer\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eLight Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Full sun\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003ePests\/diseases:\u003c\/strong\u003e Japanese beetles, slugs and aphids\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eBasil Herb Color:\u003c\/strong\u003e Small bright-green leaves, fuzzy, white flowers\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eBasil Seed Flavor:\u003c\/strong\u003e Citrus-lemon, sharp, lime, savory, slightly sweet\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003ccenter\u003e\u003ch4\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.trueleafmarket.com\/pages\/grow-basil\" target=\"_blank\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u0026gt; \u0026gt; \u0026gt; Read Full Basil Herb Growing Guide Instructions \u0026lt; \u0026lt; \u0026lt;\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/h4\u003e\u003c\/center\u003e\n\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eLime Basil Growing Habits\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eNon-GMO Lime Basil (Ocimum basilicum) plants grow 18-24” tall as compact bushes. Lemon-scented heirlooms such as Lime Basil Herbs, produce into late summer with rich growth, developing smaller-sized round green leaves. Your sweet basil crop will reach ideal harvesting as their leaves grow pointed tips and fuzzy stems, but before they bloom. This type of bold basil with sweet and savory notes will continue to provide a bright citrusy scent until the first frost arrives. By early fall, your fresh Lime Basil will grow white flowers and begin to seed.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\n\u003cp\u003eIn general, basil is an ultimate hybrid with many different varieties. Basil is also ancient, which makes it a challenge for gardeners to pin down a single origin. This herb can be classified as either sweet or non-sweet. The popular types are considered sweet. For example, a cultivar that isn’t sweet would be clove basil. Although Lime Basil Herbs produce more of a sharp lemon-scent and flavor, this small and rich basil is considered sweet.\u003c\/p\u003e \n\n\u003ch3\u003eNon-Culinary Uses for Lime Basil Herb Seed\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eLime Basil can be made into many natural remedies as a medicine such as aiding digestion. You can steep the small bright-green leaves and make a rich warm tea to boldly wake up your senses and provide relief, as it provides a sharp lemon note. The antioxidants from Lime Basil can also provide an under-eye treatment in the morning to help with inflammation. After cooling in the fridge for 10 minutes or overnight, apply the fresh lemony leaves for 30 seconds. Don’t place wet leaves too close to your eyes, as this variety has a bold and sharp citrus oil content.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\n\u003ch3\u003eCulinary Uses for Lime Basil Herb Seed\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eAs an heirloom basil that provides a slightly sweet and bright aroma, this herb is often used in desserts such as pudding or Lime Basil pies. This lemon basil type is also cooked as a savory basil in Thai recipes or paired with grilled fish. As sweet basil varieties range in flavor, Lime Basil gives off bold citrus notes that go well with rich pasta sauce and chicken.\u003c\/p\u003e \n\n\u003ch3\u003eBenefits of Lime Basil Herb Seed\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThis smaller-sized basil variety that blooms white flowers, makes a bright decorative addition and provides a fresh citrus-lime aroma to your overall garden throughout the summer. Grow your Lime Basil during the warm seasons to also help ward off insects. This ancient basil crop is known to be a bold plant when it comes to keeping mosquitoes and flies away.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\n\u003ch3\u003eLime Basil Seeds Per Package:\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e1 oz - Approximately 18,000 Seeds\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e4 oz - Approximately 72,000 Seeds\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e1 lb - Approximately 288,000 Seeds\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\n\u003cp\u003eLime Basil, like other strains of basil, has a wide range of culinary and aromatic uses that can add depth to any dish or fill any space with a sweet fragrance.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!--split--\u003e","published_at":"2017-06-26T16:43:53-06:00","created_at":"2017-06-26T16:43:55-06:00","vendor":"Mountain Valley Seed Co.","type":"Herb Seeds","tags":["70-79 Days","Annual","Basil","Full Sun","Green","Heirloom","Heirloom_web","Herb","herb_Basil","Non-GMO","Open Pollinated","Packet","Seeds","Warmer","Zone 10","Zone 11","Zone 4","Zone 5","Zone 6","Zone 7","Zone 8","Zone 9"],"price":269,"price_min":269,"price_max":6658,"available":true,"price_varies":true,"compare_at_price":null,"compare_at_price_min":0,"compare_at_price_max":0,"compare_at_price_varies":false,"variants":[{"id":31778450571379,"title":"2 Gram Packet","option1":"2 Gram Packet","option2":null,"option3":null,"sku":"48427","requires_shipping":true,"taxable":true,"featured_image":{"id":4480453214323,"product_id":9972667912,"position":1,"created_at":"2018-07-30T16:20:12-06:00","updated_at":"2020-06-09T12:11:48-06:00","alt":"Basil - 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Ocimum basilicum. As basil has many different types, Lime Basil is a sweet cultivar that grows round bright-green leaves with pointed tips. This smaller basil with hints of citrus and savory notes came from the tropical regions of Africa and South Asia and was later cultivated in the U.S. during the 18th century. Lime Basil varieties are also referred to as or Hairy Basil, due to their fuzzy stems. This sweet type of basil that provides a more sharp scent and lemon flavor, has been used in Africa as an ancient medicine. With high contents of citrus oil and rich antioxidants, Lime Basil is a fresh and bold basil crop to add to your herb garden!\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.trueleafmarket.com\/pages\/the-herb-growing-guide-from-true-leaf-market\" target=\"_blank\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eDownload Free Herb Growing Guide PDF\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.trueleafmarket.com\/pages\/grow-basil\" target=\"_blank\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eRead Full Basil Herb Growing Guide Instructions\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!--split--\u003e\n\n\u003ch2\u003eLime Basil Herb Garden Planting Seeds\u003c\/h2\u003e \n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eBasil Herb Days to Maturity:\u003c\/strong\u003e 70+(leaves) 90+(seeds)\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eBasil Hardiness Zones:\u003c\/strong\u003e 9-11 Perennial, 3-9 Annual\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eBasil Seed Planting Depth:\u003c\/strong\u003e 1\/4”\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eBasil Seed Plant Spacing:\u003c\/strong\u003e 12-16”\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eBasil Growth Habit:\u003c\/strong\u003e Upright\/compact bush\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eSoil Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Rich and well-drained\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eTemp Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Warmer\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eLight Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Full sun\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003ePests\/diseases:\u003c\/strong\u003e Japanese beetles, slugs and aphids\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eBasil Herb Color:\u003c\/strong\u003e Small bright-green leaves, fuzzy, white flowers\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eBasil Seed Flavor:\u003c\/strong\u003e Citrus-lemon, sharp, lime, savory, slightly sweet\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003ccenter\u003e\u003ch4\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.trueleafmarket.com\/pages\/grow-basil\" target=\"_blank\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u0026gt; \u0026gt; \u0026gt; Read Full Basil Herb Growing Guide Instructions \u0026lt; \u0026lt; \u0026lt;\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/h4\u003e\u003c\/center\u003e\n\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eLime Basil Growing Habits\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eNon-GMO Lime Basil (Ocimum basilicum) plants grow 18-24” tall as compact bushes. Lemon-scented heirlooms such as Lime Basil Herbs, produce into late summer with rich growth, developing smaller-sized round green leaves. Your sweet basil crop will reach ideal harvesting as their leaves grow pointed tips and fuzzy stems, but before they bloom. This type of bold basil with sweet and savory notes will continue to provide a bright citrusy scent until the first frost arrives. By early fall, your fresh Lime Basil will grow white flowers and begin to seed.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\n\u003cp\u003eIn general, basil is an ultimate hybrid with many different varieties. Basil is also ancient, which makes it a challenge for gardeners to pin down a single origin. This herb can be classified as either sweet or non-sweet. The popular types are considered sweet. For example, a cultivar that isn’t sweet would be clove basil. Although Lime Basil Herbs produce more of a sharp lemon-scent and flavor, this small and rich basil is considered sweet.\u003c\/p\u003e \n\n\u003ch3\u003eNon-Culinary Uses for Lime Basil Herb Seed\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eLime Basil can be made into many natural remedies as a medicine such as aiding digestion. You can steep the small bright-green leaves and make a rich warm tea to boldly wake up your senses and provide relief, as it provides a sharp lemon note. The antioxidants from Lime Basil can also provide an under-eye treatment in the morning to help with inflammation. After cooling in the fridge for 10 minutes or overnight, apply the fresh lemony leaves for 30 seconds. Don’t place wet leaves too close to your eyes, as this variety has a bold and sharp citrus oil content.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\n\u003ch3\u003eCulinary Uses for Lime Basil Herb Seed\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eAs an heirloom basil that provides a slightly sweet and bright aroma, this herb is often used in desserts such as pudding or Lime Basil pies. This lemon basil type is also cooked as a savory basil in Thai recipes or paired with grilled fish. As sweet basil varieties range in flavor, Lime Basil gives off bold citrus notes that go well with rich pasta sauce and chicken.\u003c\/p\u003e \n\n\u003ch3\u003eBenefits of Lime Basil Herb Seed\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThis smaller-sized basil variety that blooms white flowers, makes a bright decorative addition and provides a fresh citrus-lime aroma to your overall garden throughout the summer. Grow your Lime Basil during the warm seasons to also help ward off insects. This ancient basil crop is known to be a bold plant when it comes to keeping mosquitoes and flies away.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\n\u003ch3\u003eLime Basil Seeds Per Package:\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e1 oz - Approximately 18,000 Seeds\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e4 oz - Approximately 72,000 Seeds\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e1 lb - Approximately 288,000 Seeds\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\n\u003cp\u003eLime Basil, like other strains of basil, has a wide range of culinary and aromatic uses that can add depth to any dish or fill any space with a sweet fragrance.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!--split--\u003e"}
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Non-GMO, Heirloom Lime Basil Herb Seed from True Leaf Market. Ocimum basilicum. As basil has many different types, Lime Basil is a sweet cultivar that grows round bright-green leaves with pointed tips. This smaller basil with hints of citrus and savory notes came from the tropical regions of Africa and South Asia and was later cultivated in the U.S. during the 18th century. Lime Basil varieties are also referred to as or Hairy Basil, due to their fuzzy stems. This sweet type of basil that provides a more sharp scent and lemon flavor, has been used in Africa as an ancient medicine. With high contents of citrus oil and rich antioxidants, Lime Basil is a fresh and bold basil crop to add to your herb garden!

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Read Full Basil Herb Growing Guide Instructions

Lime Basil Herb Garden Planting Seeds

  • Basil Herb Days to Maturity: 70+(leaves) 90+(seeds)
  • Basil Hardiness Zones: 9-11 Perennial, 3-9 Annual
  • Basil Seed Planting Depth: 1/4”
  • Basil Seed Plant Spacing: 12-16”
  • Basil Growth Habit: Upright/compact bush
  • Soil Preference: Rich and well-drained
  • Temp Preference: Warmer
  • Light Preference: Full sun
  • Pests/diseases: Japanese beetles, slugs and aphids
  • Basil Herb Color: Small bright-green leaves, fuzzy, white flowers
  • Basil Seed Flavor: Citrus-lemon, sharp, lime, savory, slightly sweet

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Lime Basil Growing Habits

Non-GMO Lime Basil (Ocimum basilicum) plants grow 18-24” tall as compact bushes. Lemon-scented heirlooms such as Lime Basil Herbs, produce into late summer with rich growth, developing smaller-sized round green leaves. Your sweet basil crop will reach ideal harvesting as their leaves grow pointed tips and fuzzy stems, but before they bloom. This type of bold basil with sweet and savory notes will continue to provide a bright citrusy scent until the first frost arrives. By early fall, your fresh Lime Basil will grow white flowers and begin to seed.

In general, basil is an ultimate hybrid with many different varieties. Basil is also ancient, which makes it a challenge for gardeners to pin down a single origin. This herb can be classified as either sweet or non-sweet. The popular types are considered sweet. For example, a cultivar that isn’t sweet would be clove basil. Although Lime Basil Herbs produce more of a sharp lemon-scent and flavor, this small and rich basil is considered sweet.

Non-Culinary Uses for Lime Basil Herb Seed

Lime Basil can be made into many natural remedies as a medicine such as aiding digestion. You can steep the small bright-green leaves and make a rich warm tea to boldly wake up your senses and provide relief, as it provides a sharp lemon note. The antioxidants from Lime Basil can also provide an under-eye treatment in the morning to help with inflammation. After cooling in the fridge for 10 minutes or overnight, apply the fresh lemony leaves for 30 seconds. Don’t place wet leaves too close to your eyes, as this variety has a bold and sharp citrus oil content.

Culinary Uses for Lime Basil Herb Seed

As an heirloom basil that provides a slightly sweet and bright aroma, this herb is often used in desserts such as pudding or Lime Basil pies. This lemon basil type is also cooked as a savory basil in Thai recipes or paired with grilled fish. As sweet basil varieties range in flavor, Lime Basil gives off bold citrus notes that go well with rich pasta sauce and chicken.

Benefits of Lime Basil Herb Seed

This smaller-sized basil variety that blooms white flowers, makes a bright decorative addition and provides a fresh citrus-lime aroma to your overall garden throughout the summer. Grow your Lime Basil during the warm seasons to also help ward off insects. This ancient basil crop is known to be a bold plant when it comes to keeping mosquitoes and flies away.

Lime Basil Seeds Per Package:

  • 1 oz - Approximately 18,000 Seeds
  • 4 oz - Approximately 72,000 Seeds
  • 1 lb - Approximately 288,000 Seeds

Lime Basil, like other strains of basil, has a wide range of culinary and aromatic uses that can add depth to any dish or fill any space with a sweet fragrance.

 
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