Lemon - Organic Basil


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Looking for an intensely flavorful, heirloom variety of basil? Look no further than our Lemon Basil seed! This variety is sweet and tangy, with a strong lemon flavor that is sure to please. The leaves of the plant grow to 2 1/2" in size, and it blooms white flowers. It's a compact bush plant that grows to 20-24" tall, making it perfect for small spaces. 400mg ~ 200 seeds

Plant seeds directly into the garden starting 1-2 weeks after average last frost date, when air temperature is above 65°F. Optimum soil temperature for seed germination is 65-80°F. Or, start seed indoors 3-5 weeks before transplanting into the garden. Transplant to the garden 1-2 weeks after your average last frost date. You can keep plants from bolting by pinching back their flower stalks.

Scientific Name: Ocimum basilicum
Days to Maturity: 60
Seed Depth: 1/8-1/4"
Days to Sprout: 7-10
Plant Spacing: 8-12"
Row Spacing: 18-24"
Light Requirements: Sunny
Plant Height: 20-24"
Life Cycle: Annual
Frost Hardy: No