Basil 'Mrs Burns Lemon & Lime' Seeds

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Basil 'Mrs Burns Lemon & Lime' - 100-150x Seeds

This is a great heirloom basil developed in 1920s, it is similar in smell to lemon basil but not closely related, instead is more closely related to sweet basil. The variety has the strongest lemon scent and flavor of all the lemon basils, and also has undertones of cinnamon and mint and hints of spice along with a strong floral note.

Slow to bolt, tolerates heat and drought well.

Seed Starting Method Raise seedlings or sow seeds directly into prepped soil
Sowing Depth 3-5mm
Growing Season Spring & Summer
Germination Time 5-14 days at around 18-32c
Hardiness Frost tender  - sow after last frost 
Plant Spacing  60cm
Plant Height 30cm
Planting Position Partial or full sun, moist well manured soil
Days Until Maturity  70-90 days 
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