Lemon Basil Seeds
Sweet and tangy, lemon basil brings two delicious flavors into one compact plant. An heirloom breed of sweet basil, the plant has large, robust leaves and beautiful blooming flowers. Use in potato dishes, with fish or vegetables, in dressings or iced tea for a refreshing boost!
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|Dimensions||3.25 × 3.25 × 0.05 in|
1 year (annual)
|Hydro / Soil||
Grows best in hydroponics (about twice as fast) but is happy in soil too.
|Container / Indoors||
Plant 5 sites in a 4" (1 pint) container. In larger containers, space sites 2" apart. For each site plant 2 seeds 1/4" deep.
|Outdoor / Inground||
Plant 5 site per square foot. For each site, plant 2 seeds 1/4" deep.
Grows between 20 and 24 inches tall, requiring 4 to 8 inches of space.
|Taste & Nutritional Value||
Delightful citrusy taste mixed with the classic sweetness of basil, with undertones of cinnamon, mint and spice. Contains high amounts of Vitamin K, C and A, plus Calcium and Iron.
Mrs. Burns Lemon Basil was named after Mrs. Janet Burns, a gardener in New Mexico. She obtained it in the late 1930’s from a neighbor who had been growing the plant since 1920. It is a hybrid of sweet basil, with intense flavor, larger leaves and a larger harvest than most lemon basil plants.
|Recommended for (recipes)||
Lemon basil is delicious in salads and when liberally added to grilled shrimp or fish. Add a sprig to iced tea for a cool drink on a hot day.
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