Basil Lemon- Seeds

£2.50

Ocimum × citriodorum
Average pack content 200 seeds

In stock

Lemon Basil is beautiful paired with fish for an added twist to a dish or a salad. Used in Indonesian and Thai Cuisines.
  • Annual
  • Height 20-40cm
  • Smallish green leaves with slight serration to leaf edges. Avoid flowering to maintain leaf flavour and longevity
  • Sunny windowsill or sheltered sunny garden
  • Fertile, moist but well drained soil
  • Remove flower buds for improved leaf flavour and longevity.
How to grow Sow directly into small pots onto moist compost and cover with vermiculite or fine compost. Alternatively sow directly outdoors when there is no threat of frosts onto prepared soil approx. half a cm deep and cover seed with fine soil. Grow on in a sunny spot, preferring drier soils with regular watering. Harvest Harvest when needed, taking from the top of the plant and cutting directly above the next set of leaves. Seed licence no. 7687 Packaging 100% of our seed packaging is biodegradable and recyclable and is manufactured here in the UK.  The internal seed packets are also splash proof and made from 100% PEFC Certified Paper.