Botanical Interests Seeds, Basil, Lemon

Ocimum basilicum var. citriodorum. USDA organic. Annual. Full sun to part shade. Sow after last chance of spring frost. Relax and smell the basil! Breathe in the lemony aroma. Enjoy a lemon tang in a multitude of savory and sweet dishes. Compact bush growth habit. 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 angel hair (capelli d'angelo) or bow tie (farfalle), and adds a tangy note to citrus or blueberry desserts. More compact than many other basil varieties, so it's perfect in small batches. Can be grown indoors in a warm, south window! Recipe for basil herb oil inside packet. This packet sows eight 10-foot rows. We are dedicated to inspiring & educating the gardener in you. That's why we've put even more helpful information inside. More info inside. No GMOs. All our seeds are untreated. Certified organic by the Colorado Dept. of Agriculture. Illustrated by Roberta Lutgens.