Herb, Mrs. Burn's Lemon Basil Organic

Catalog #0272A

4856

(Ocimum basilicum) Heirloom strain from New Mexico. Intense citrus aroma, popular for vinegars and seafood dishes. Plants are 12-18" tall with a neat habit, small green leaves, and white flowers. Dries nicely. The finest strain of lemon basil available. Annual.

DIRECT SEED
1/8" Deep
GERMINATION
5-30 Days
THIN
4-6" Apart
LIGHT
Full Sun

Green Thumb Tip
Sow seeds outdoors when soil is warm and temperature does not drop below 65°F. Can also be started indoors 4-6 weeks before planting out. Make successive sowings for continuous summer supplies. Pinch back flower stalks as they appear to keep plants from bolting. Prefers rich well-drained soil.

Price:  Free!