Basil-Lemon

Basil-Lemon

Brand: Whitwam Organics
Item Number: 3291-01

Regular price $3.75 On Sale

Ocimum basilicum citriodorum

Delicious basil with lemony aroma and flavor due to its citral content (same as lemon grass, lemon verbana, etc). The leaves are small, narrow, and oval-shaped. Will need to be pinched back just like other basil. Just like other basil, also contains high levels of Vitamin K, and moderate levels of beta carotene, also contains vitamin C, calcium, folate, iron, magnesium, manganese, copper, and omega-3 fatty acids. Popular in Southeast Asian and Indonesian countries. Often used in curries, seafood dishes, and soups. Check out this awesome lemon basil pesto recipe.

Days to germination 5-15 days
Days to maturity   90-120
Life cycle Annual
Plant time Spring and Summer
Spacing 1" 
Sun Full sun to part shade
Soil temperature Minimum soil temperature of 70 degrees F.
Optimum soil P.H 5.6-8.5
Height 12-18 in.
Harvest Harvest leaves throughout growing season

Ocimum basilicum citriodorum

Delicious basil with lemony aroma and flavor due to its citral content (same as lemon grass, lemon verbana, etc). The leaves are small, narrow, and oval-shaped. Will need to be pinched back just like other basil. Just like other basil, also contains high levels of Vitamin K, and moderate levels of beta carotene, also contains vitamin C, calcium, folate, iron, magnesium, manganese, copper, and omega-3 fatty acids. Popular in Southeast Asian and Indonesian countries. Often used in curries, seafood dishes, and soups. Check out this awesome lemon basil pesto recipe.

Days to germination 5-15 days
Days to maturity   90-120
Life cycle Annual
Plant time Spring and Summer
Spacing 1" 
Sun Full sun to part shade
Soil temperature Minimum soil temperature of 70 degrees F.
Optimum soil P.H 5.6-8.5
Height 12-18 in.
Harvest Harvest leaves throughout growing season