There are dozens of ways to use lemon basil in the kitchen! It makes a great pesto or chiffonade to top fish or shrimp, adds an extra kick to flavored vinegars, is an excellent accompaniment to light pastas like capelli D’Angelo (angel hair) or farfalle (bow tie), and adds a tangy note to citrus or blueberry desserts. More compact than many other basil varieties, so it’s perfect in small spaces. Can be grown indoors in a warm, south window! Recipe for basil herb oil inside packet. Prefers full to partial sun exposure. Low, spreading plants grow up to 8″-16″ tall and 20″ wide. Botanical Interests’® Lemon Basil Seeds are USDA Organic and have been verified by The Non-GMO Project.
This packet sows up to 120 feet.
Outdoors: Sow 1-2 weeks after your average last frost date, and when soil temperature is at least 60°F, ideally 65°–85°F.
For Successive Sowings: Recommended 3-4 successive sowings every 3 weeks after initial sowing.
Indoors: Sow 4-6 weeks before transplanting outside. Transplant when your nighttime temperatures are above 50°F.