Herb Basil Lemon Organic new

£0.79£8.99

Heirloom strain from south-eastern New Mexico.  Intense citrus aroma, popular for vinegars and seafood dishes. Plants are 12-18″ tall, neat habit, with small green leaves, white flowers, dries nicely.

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Herb Basil Lemon Organic

Herb Basil Lemon Organic. Heirloom strain from south-eastern New Mexico.  Intense citrus aroma, popular for vinegars and seafood dishes. Plants are 12-18″ tall, neat habit, with small green leaves, white flowers, dries nicely. The finest strain of lemon basil available.

Cultivation Advice Herb Basil Lemon Organic

  • Sow April in trays, pots, etc of good seed compost in a warm place to maintain an ideal temperature of 55-60F.  Sow in well-drained compost, just covering the seed with compost, but do not exclude light, which is beneficial to germination.  Germination usually takes 14-30 days.
  • Transplant seedlings when large enough to handle.
  • Harden off and plant out 30cm (12in) apart when all risk of frost has passed.
  • Prefers a well-drained soil and a sheltered sunny site. Can also be grown on a sunny windowsill.