Basil, Lime
Lime Basil

Basil, Lime

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Leaves have a zesty, citrus aroma. Great for any recipe calling for basil.
Lime Basil
Ocimum americanum

The plants grow twelve to twenty-four inches tall, twelve to eighteen inches wide, and produce small white flowers. 'Lime Basil' grows best in locations that receive full sun and have well-drained soils. The leaves have a zesty, citrus aroma and can be used in any recipe calling for basil.

An annual. Each packet contains one gram of seeds.
Home Grower
Though slow to germinate, all seeds planted came up. They recently withstood a few chilly nights (34 degrees) without being covered or brought inside, which was nice as I was out of town, whoops. Still only halfway to maturity, but already tasting great. Can't wait to put in some homemade Pho and Basil and Lime sorbet. Really tangy flavor. Growing in a pot on my patio. I'd recommend.
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Reviewed by:  from San Diego. on 12/21/2011
Love it....
This basil grows almost anywhere. It has a very citrusy smell and flavor that over powers the basil. I use it in merinaides and alcoholic beverages. I wouldn't suggest it if you are looking for a majority basil flavor profile. The really nice thing is if you have some patients the seeds are really easy to harvest for next year's garden.
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Reviewed by: (Verified Buyer)  from Livonia Michigan . on 8/28/2013
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