Basil Seeds, Lime


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Ocimum americanum

Tangy and refreshing citrus flavor is the hallmark of this variety. Use it to give gourmet flavor to fish and chicken dishes, vinegars, dressings, sauces, and herb oils. An excellent alternative to hard to find lemongrass in Thai dishes. The complex flavor is a surprising addition to desserts and teas, or our favorite use, in Agua Fresca!


SMALL FARM GROWN by Rayburn Farm, Barnardsville, NC

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  • Planting Information
Average Seed / ozSeed / 100' RowAverage Yield / 100' RowDays to Harvest
180001 gr40-50 lbs65-75
Planting SeasonIdeal Soil TempSunFrost Tolerance
After Last Frost65-85°FFull SunFrost Sensitive
Sowing MethodSeed DepthDirect Seed SpacingSeeds Per Packet
Transplant or Direct Seed1/4"2-4"120
Mature SpacingDays to SproutProduction CycleSeed Viability
10-14"7-14Annual4-6 years