Mrs. Burns Lemon Basil

Basil, Lemon: Mrs. Burns

  • $2.60


An heirloom (pre-1940) basil from southwestern New Mexico grown by Mrs. Burns whose son Barney was one of the founding members of Native Seeds/SEARCH. This distinctive, pink-flowered lemon basil is taller with larger, light green leaves, and an intense lemon flavor and aroma. This is the tallest, fastest-growing and most vigorous variety from our basil selection. Reaches a height of 24" before flowering. Intense lemony flavor and delightful fragrance. (Ocimum basilicum citriodora)

Growing instructions: Annual. Germination at 70°F in 7-14 days. Direct sow or transplant after last frost. Full sun. Grows 18" tall. Space 12-16" apart.

Packet: 0.18 g - approximately 94 seeds