A lovely lemon scented variety of Basil with mid-green leaves, a sweet lemon taste, a smooth texture and pleasing aroma. Plants have an upright, well branched habit, growing to a height of about 50cm. Lemon Basil is traditionally used in Middle Eastern and Asian cooking, added to curries, stir fries and soups, just before serving to preserve the lemon flavour. Also suitable for eating as a salad leaf.
Lemon Basil is good for growing all year indoors in pots and for growing outside in the summer. Leaves can be picked all year while plants are growing.
Pack of approx 1000 seeds. Sow indoors all year and grow on a sunny windowsill, or directly in the ground from late May to June. Easy to grow. Sowing instructions and a colour photo are printed on the seed packet.
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