Has a great lemon scent and taste!

Growing: Basil like moist well drained soil, Do not let wilt though and protect from wind.

Cooking Partners: Chicken, Fish, Game, Shrimp, Peppers, Mushrooms, Pastas, Potato, Lemons, Poultry, Rice, Seafood, Tomato, Zucchini.

Culinary Usages: Italian dishes, Pesto, Sauces, Fresh tomato salads, Pizza topping, Soup and some meat dishes and sandwiches.

Harvest: Harvest the leaves and use 3x of the fresh herb than of dried herbs. Pick leaves and new shoots throughout the season. Pick before blooming to be dried or frozen for out of season use.

Zone: Tender Annual

Height: 36"

Width: 24" - 30"

Sun Location: Full to part sun

  • Full Sun
  • Part Sun
  • Smells