Basil - Lemon


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Lemon Basil (Ocimum × africanum)

Lemon basil also called hoary basil or Lao basil is a hybrid between basil (Ocimum basilicum) and American basil (Ocimum americanum). The herb is grown for its fragrant lemon scent.

Lemon basil stems can grow to 20–40 cm (8–20 in) tall. It has white flowers in late summer to early fall. The leaves are similar to basil leaves, but tend to be narrower with slightly serrated edges. Seeds form on the plant after flowering and dry on the plant.

Seed is untreated as standard