mint family Ocimum basilicum

Lemon basil (annual) Basil

This dainty, narrow-leaved plant has a strong lemon scent. The zesty flavour is refreshing on hot days. It is ideally suited for making iced tea in summer.

Sow from mid-April into trays in a warm place. Transfer to a larger space at 5 ✕ 5 cm spacing. Transplant out into the field at a distance of 30 ✕ 30 cm. Beware of snails! Sow into pots for balcony gardens. Harvest the young shoots continuously. Protection from frost is required. Excellent and required for Italian cuisine.

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Sowing quantity 5 - 6 g/Are

Item No.
Unit
Price / item
Amount
40820
Portion (ca. 50 plants)
3.95 CHF
0.00 CHF
40823
5 g (800 seeds/g)
11.35 CHF
0.00 CHF