BASIL- LEMON - organic seedsHeirloom 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.
- 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.
Packet 50 seeds