Basil, Lemon Basil Seeds

by Hart's Seeds
$2.09
  • Delivery Available with Online Checkout
  • Not Available In-store at Colchester Mackey's
  • Not Available In-store at Willimantic Mackey's
  • Not Available In-store at Woodstock Mackey's

This small leaf basil is a favorite because of its unique lemon flavor.

  • The plants produce leaves that are good in salads, fruit salads, vegetable dishes and with fish.
  • Can be easily grown in pots or containers either indoors or outside.

SPECIFICS: (see below for complete sowing information)

  • SEED DEPTH: 1/8 inch
  • SEED SPACING: 1/2 inch apart in rows 2 feet apart
  • EMERGES: 7-14 days
  • MATURES: 40 days

SOWING:

  • Plant seed outdoors after all danger of frost is past.
  • Can start indoors 4-6 weeks earlier.
  • Plant in rows 2 feet apart spacing seed 1/2 inch apart in the row.
  • Cover with 1/8 inch fine soil, well pressed down.
  • Keep soil moist until plants start to grow.

GERMINATION:

  • Germinates in 7-14 days depending on soil and weather conditions.

THINNING:

  • When plants are 3-5 inches high thin or transplant 1 foot apart in the row.

NOTES:

  • Lower leaves are picked allowing newer leaves to grow.
  • Makes an attractive addition to the flower bed.

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