Ocimum basilicum Citriodorum
Annual. Compact basil plant with lemon fragrance and flavor. Lemon scented, silver green leaves are refreshing and attractive in the garden and in cooking. Wonderful in salad dressings and any other way you use sweet basil. USES: Leaves make delightful herbal teas and drinks. Dried leaves and flowers are great for potpourri.
Days To Harvest: 80 days
Plant Height: 12"-18" (30-46cm)
Light: Full Sun; Partial Shade
Soil: Fine, Well-Drained
Seed Depth: 1/16-1/8 inch (1.5-3mm) deep
Plant Spacing: 8-10 inches (20-25cm) apart
Optimum Soil Temp. for Germination: 70F (21C)
SUGGESTIONS: Pinch back plants early and often to encourage bushiness, discourage flowering and to use the pruned leaves. They grow quickly and yield well when seeded thickly into moderately rich, moist soil in full sun. Grows best in full sun. If you practice companion planting, plant basil near tomatoes and peppers to enhance their growth.
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