Basil, Lime (Ocimum basilicum) - 250 Seeds
Lime Basil (Ocimum basilicum) is an exceptional herb for all curious gardeners. This rare lime flavored variety offers the perfect combination of sweet and tart to tantalize your taste buds. It can easily be used in a wide variety of recipes—including teas and mixed drinks, marinades, vinegars or jellies. Chopped basil, lime pairs wonderfully with grilled fish, salads, pasta and poultry dishes. Additionally it has the understated flavor that makes it an ideal substitute for lemongrass. Not to be outdone by its taste potential, Basil, Lime does exceptional in containers and are perfect for those looking to bring their garden indoors during the winter months." For inquisitive gardeners that crave an exciting twist on regular old basil, this variety is sure to please!
•American grown seeds
•USDA Zones: 3-12
In the spring, direct sow once the soil has warmed to about 70 degrees F. In order for the seed to germinate, which typically takes 10 to 15 days, press it firmly onto the soil's surface. Light is necessary for the seed to sprout. If you want to start indoors, plant the seed in flats 4–6 weeks before the last frost, maintain the soil just moist enough for germination, and move the seedlings outside as soon as the weather permits. Rich, light soils are ideal for this plant's growth; sow a fresh crop every three to four weeks for continual bloom.
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