Lemon Basil Seeds for a Refreshing Twist in Your Garden

Enhance your garden with Basil Lemon Seeds, known for their lively citrus aroma and flavour. These Certified Organic Seeds are produced by Pleasance Herb Seeds, a renowned New South Wales-based company dedicated to delivering high-quality seeds for garden enthusiasts and herbalists alike.

Features and Benefits

  • Certified Organic: Basil Lemon Seeds are produced without the use of synthetic chemicals, pesticides or genetically modified organisms, ensuring a healthier and eco-friendly option for your garden.
  • Lemon Scent and Flavour: These seeds provide a unique twist to the classic basil flavour, with a refreshing lemon aroma and taste that's perfect for a variety of culinary dishes.
  • Easy to Grow: Basil Lemon Seeds are simple to cultivate, making them ideal for gardeners of all skill levels, from beginners to experts.
  • Pleasance Herb Seeds Quality: As a reliable Australian-based seed provider, Pleasance Herb Seeds guarantees the high quality and viability of the Basil Lemon Seeds.
  • Perfect for Various Uses: Ideal for cooking, garnishing, and even for making lemon basil-infused oils or teas, these seeds are the perfect addition to your herb garden.

How to Use

  1. Choose a sunny spot in your garden or a well-lit area for your potted plants to ensure ample sunlight for your Basil Lemon Seeds.
  2. Prepare the soil by ensuring it is well-draining and fertile, with a pH level between 6.0 and 7.0.
  3. Sow the Basil Lemon Seeds approximately 1 cm deep and 30 cm apart, gently covering the seeds with soil.
  4. Water the planted seeds thoroughly, ensuring the soil remains consistently moist but not waterlogged until germination occurs, typically within 5-10 days.
  5. Maintain regular watering and apply a balanced organic fertiliser as the seedlings continue to grow.
  6. Harvest the lemon basil leaves when the plant reaches a suitable size, preferably in the morning for the best taste and fragrance.

Aqua Gardening Suggests These are Best For

Basil Lemon Seeds are perfect for home gardeners, professional growers, and culinary enthusiasts who desire a refreshing, citrus-flavoured twist to their basil plants. These seeds are ideal for creating mouthwatering dishes, garnishing, and even crafting uplifting lemon basil-infused oils or teas.


How do I plant and care for Basil Lemon Seeds?

To plant Basil Lemon Seeds, select a well-draining soil with a pH level of 6.0-7.0. Sow the seeds approximately 1/4 inch deep and space seedlings at least 10-12 inches apart. Basil Lemon prefers full sun, and watering should be done consistently to keep the soil evenly moist but not waterlogged.

When can I expect to harvest Basil Lemon from these seeds?

Basil Lemon Seeds typically take around 60-70 days to reach maturity from the time of sowing. This means you can expect to enjoy your fresh basil leaves in about 2-2.5 months, depending on the growing conditions and proper care.

Can I grow Basil Lemon indoors?

Yes, Basil Lemon can be successfully grown indoors, provided it receives at least 6-8 hours of bright, indirect sunlight each day. Consider placing it near a south-facing window or use a grow light to provide adequate lighting.

What are some benefits of growing Basil Lemon plants?

Besides their culinary use, Basil Lemon plants have a refreshing citrus scent, which can be enjoyed when grown as a decorative plant. The plant is known for its high levels of antioxidants and potential to aid digestion. Additionally, growing your own organic Basil Lemon ensures a pesticide-free and healthy ingredient for your meals.

Can I store the excess Basil Lemon, and if so, how?

Yes, you can store excess Basil Lemon for future use. There are multiple methods, such as air-drying, oven-drying, or freezing the leaves. Once dry, store the leaves in an airtight container away from direct sunlight.

Are Basil Lemon plants prone to pests or diseases?

Basil Lemon plants can be susceptible to common pests such as aphids, whiteflies, and spider mites. Diseases like powdery mildew can also affect the plant. Proper care, regular inspections, and good airflow around the plant can help to prevent these issues.

When is the best time to sow Basil Lemon Seeds?

The best time to sow Basil Lemon Seeds is in the spring or early summer, when the soil temperature has reached about 15-20°C, and there is no chance of frost. In warmer climates, Basil Lemon can be planted year-round, but keep in mind that optimal growth occurs in warmer temperatures.

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