Organic Basil, Lime (pack)
Organic Basil, Lime (pack)
Brand: Peaceful Valley
Item Number: SNV8459

Organic Basil, Lime (pack)

Use As a Lemongrass Substitute

USDA Certified Organic

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$3.99
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Description

Basil - Lime - Ocimum americanum

Tender Annual Heirloom. Lime flavor mixed with basil makes this an irresistible herb. Use the 2" green leaves with chicken, fish, salads, and iced tea whenever you want a citrus spark. Substitutes for lemongrass in Asian recipes. Enjoy this distinctive flavor fresh all summer then dried or frozen in ice cubes.

Did You Know? Lime basil makes a novel addition to shortbread cookies, sorbets, and fruit salads.

Soil & Water: Plant in full sun in well-draining soil. Basil does not require fertile soil, however it performs best when organic matter is added. Provide even water throughout development.

Planting & Growing: Start seeds indoors 4-6 weeks before the last frost, or sow directly once soil temperatures have reached at least 70°F. Pinch ends during development for a bushy plant. Sow heavily and thin to the most vigorous seedlings. Basil will not perform below 50°F; pot indoors during winter for a year-round supply.

Harvesting & Storage: Regular harvesting will keep production high. Use leaves fresh or frozen. Remove flower stalks to extend harvest. Be sure to make the last harvest prior to first frost.

Soil Temperature: 75-85°F
Planting Depth: 1/4"
Germination: 10-14 Days
Height At Maturity: 12"-20"
Days to Maturity: 65-75 Days
Sun/Shade:Full Sun
Spacing After Thinning: 8"-10"
Approx Seeds per Pack: 250 Seeds

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Features

  • Attracts Bees/Butterflies
  • Container Compatible
  • Does Not Require Support
  • Edible Flower
  • Fragrant
  • Good for Drying
  • Greenhouse Compatible
  • Heirloom
  • Requires Summer Water

Characteristics

Organic Status :
Certified Organic Product
Approximate Harvest Time : Early Fall
Approximate Harvest Time : Early Summer
Approximate Harvest Time : Late Summer
Growth Habit : Herbaceous
Life Cycle : Tender Annual
Plant Usage : Attracts Bees/Butterflies
Plant Usage : Culinary Herb
Planting Time : Spring
Planting Time : Summer
Seed Unit Sizes : Seed Pack
Soil pH : 5.6 - 6.0
Soil pH : 6.1 - 6.5
Starting Location : Direct Sow
Starting Location : Start Indoors & Transplant
Sun Requirements : Full Sun
Useful Plant Part : Leaves

Useful Information

Shipping

Shipping Weight: 0.02 lb

Dimensions: 4.5"L x 3.25"W x 0.1"H

Guarantee

Peaceful Valley Farm & Garden Supply brand vegetable seeds are guaranteed to germinate. Once the seeds have sprouted, please understand that Peaceful Valley cannot be held responsible for the many uncontrollable growing and climatic conditions that must be met to ensure the success of your crop(s).

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