Ocimum basilicum citriodora LAMIACEAE
An heirloom (pre-1940) basil from southwestern New Mexico grown by Mrs. Burns whose son Barney was one of the founding members of Native Seeds/SEARCH. This distinctive, pink-flowered lemon basil is taller with larger, light green leaves, and an intense lemon flavor and aroma. This is the tallest, fastest-growing and most vigorous variety from our basil selection. Reaches a height of 24" before flowering. Intense lemony flavor and delightful fragrance.
[Culture: Annual/70°F/7-14 days/transplant, direct sow after last frost/sun/18" ht./12-16" apart.]
This product was added to our catalog on Tuesday 02 November, 2004.