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Ocimum basilicum
BASIL-LEMON has a pleasing lemon scent & a tangy citrus flavor. Its leaves are smaller than the traditional basil plant. A long lasting basil plant. Flowers freely to attract bees to the garden but cut some of the flowers back for more leaf production. It’s more heat tolerant than some of the other basil varieties & the  Lemon Basil plant likes full sun with frequent watering.


Germination Time (Days) 7 – 14
Maturity Time (Days) 140 – 180
Sowing Depth (mm) 6
Plant Spacing (cm) 25 – 40
Row Spacing (cm)
pH 5 – 6.5
Soil Temperature (°C) 18 – 35
Hardy / Frost Tender Frost Tender
Sow Direct / Raise Seedlings Raise Seedlings
Seed Preparation
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