Green leaves with spicy lemon flavor.
Uniform, medium-green leaves with medium texture. Use lemon basil in dishes that call for both basil flavor and a touch of zest. Also an elegant cocktail and dessert garnish. A critical ingredient in many Asian dishes, including those of Thailand, Laos, Indonesia, and the Philippines. Based on our yield trial, we recommend seeding 6.5 gm per tray at approx. 5 flats per oz of seed. Avg. days to maturity was 19 days when harvested at the first true leaf (as opposed to cotyledon) stage. Avg. 263,300 seeds/lb.