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Sweet Dani Lemon Basil

Ocimum basilicum

An All American Selection winner, this basil has large shiny leaves bursting with lemon flavor and scent. Reaching a height of 26 to 30 inches and being the strongest lemon basil, it has a 65% higher essential oil content. Use dried or frozen during the winter months. 100 seeds

 

 

Planting

Annual 

Germination:  5-10 days

Seed Planting Depth:  Lightly cover

Seeding Indoors/Outdoors:   Start indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost. Provide 65-70 degrees soil temperatures.Transplant 6-12" apart. Sow outdoors in the late spring when soil warms to 70 degrees. Thin to 4-12" apart , less space apart for baby sized basil and more for mature plants.

Light  Needs:  Sun 

Soil Needs: Fertile, moist soil

Uses: Culinary, medicinal, attracts bees and beneficials.

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