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Mr Fothergill's Basil Lemon
Ocimum basilicum - Basil Lemon
$4.70
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5011775017365

Grow your own fresh and fragrant lemon basil at home, and enjoy full flavoured dishes every day. These seeds produce a delicious herb that can be easily grown in pots or as a decoration for garden edges. This plant is easy to grow, and has lemon flavoured leaves that add zest to salads, fish dishes and sauces. Plant your seeds in well cultivated, fertile soil in warm conditions to benefit from a bountiful garden.

Soil Requirements — Well drained soil
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Planting Advice

Sow in the growing position, 5mm deep, spaced 30cm apart. Keep moist. Seeds can be sown year-round in pots. Basil thrives best in a sheltered position with well-drained soil. Staking the plants with bamboo prevents them collapsing in adverse weather. Pick the leaves as needed and remove flower heads to keep the plants producing vigorous leaves.

Watering needs

Keep soil moist.

Pruning Advice

Pick the leaves as needed and remove flower heads to keep the plants producing vigorous leaves.