Citrus / Lemon Basil (live plant)

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Flavor: Sweet Basil flavor with a citrus aftertaste. Lemon flavor increases as leaves mature. It’s amazing! Slightly sweet lemony bright. Beautiful bright green flat leaf!
**Note: This seed varies in color.** see all photos

Lemon Basil is a variety of sweet basil. The leaves are a little smaller and narrower than Genovese basil.

As a microgreen, lemon basil has a sweet basil flavor with a hint of citrus. As the leaves grow larger and mature, the citrus flavor becomes more lemony, and the basil notes decrease.

Lemon basil is nutritious and has an excellent flavor profile that complements any food that goes with lemon. Great with Mexican dishes.

As the leaves grow, the flavor becomes more lemon-like.

This microgreen is more exciting and very different from your regular green sweet basil.

Use Lemon Basil microgreens for cooking, salads, and any dishes to which you would add lemon.

Basil loves the light and will do better in a well-lit location. Heat mats will also speed up the germination and growth of basil.

Try to harvest basil clean; it doesn’t store well after being washed. Best if you wash just before using it.

Lemon Basil grows a bit slower than Genovese Basil, in our experience.

NOTE ***Estimated time to Harvest: 6 to 8 weeks.

Flavor: Mild intense basil taste, refreshing lemony, succulent

This food is low in Saturated Fat, and very low in Cholesterol. It is also a good source of Protein, Vitamin E (Alpha Tocopherol), Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin, Vitamin B6, Pantothenic Acid, Phosphorus and Zinc, and a very good source of Dietary Fiber, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Folate, Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Potassium, Copper and Manganese.

This item is grown to order. We will email you with availability and date when your order will be ready.
See Facebook or Instagram for extra items that are available each week. Estimated time to Harvest: 18-30+ days

This item is sold by the 4″ or 6″ pot the item will be grown till it has a fan leaf showing as in photo(s)****LIVE TRAY ONLY LOCAL WE DO NOT SHIP THIS ITEM****

Additional information

Weight 1 oz

4" pot, 6"pot


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