Basil, Lemon Seeds


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Add a zesty twist to your dishes with Basil Lemon, and experience the tangy citrusy flavor and refreshing lemon fragrance. Basil Lemon is often used for moisturizing and protecting skin. It also contains many beneficial antioxidant properties. 

How to grow Basil Lemon

  • Latin Name: Ocimum basilicum citriodorum
  • Annual
  • Days to Maturity: 60-70 Days
  • Hardiness Zone: 3-10
  • Soil: rich, moist, and well-drained
  • Temperature: Warmer
  • Light Preference: Full sun
  • Planting:
    • Depth: 1/4"
    • Plant Space: 8"
    • Row Spacing: 10"-12"
  • Pests/disease: Slugs, aphids, Japanese beetles
  • Seed Count:
    • 1 oz- Approximately 17,900 seeds
    • 4 oz- Approximately 71,600 seeds
    • 1 lb- Approximately 286,400 seeds

Pinch back the flowers of the Basil Lemon to maintain peak flavor and oil properties. 1-, These herbs are ready to harvest, once the long glossy leaves reach 2". Basil has a high water content and can mold easily. To dry basil, use a dehydrator, oven, or a similar dry, warm location.