Lemon Basil seeds 25+, Grow your own Basil, Kitchen garden, Herb Gifts, Garden Gifts, Basil seeds, Gift for her, Medicinal Herbs, Basil Tea

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Grow your own Lemon Basil from seed

This listing includes: 25+ Organically grown lemon basil seeds

- Perfect gift for anyone who loves cooking, fresh tea, herbs, or garden lovers.

*** "Fast delivery and loved growing fresh Basil in my kitchen window! Will definitely be purchasing more seeds for my new kitchen garden! Thank you! Diana” ***

**Join our free online community garden for free seed swaps + garden friends! https://www.facebook.com/groups/sundaysowersonlinegardencommunity
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Lemon Basil

- beautiful green plant with lemony leaves
- native to tropical regions from central Africa to Southeast Asia
- a culinary herb of the family Lamiaceae (mints).
- beautiful flowers pollinators love.
- hardy perenniel to zones 3-9

Grow Lemon Basil in a Kitchen Window

- plant seeds in a small jar sunny location inside or outside after all danger of frost has passed.
- plant 7-10 seeds per jar 1/4in deep
- Use water spray bottle to keep soil moist to promote effective germination
- seedlings emerge in 7-14 days
- thin to one plant per 12 in apart (I like to grow them closer together and harvest more often.
- once the stems have grown 6 – 8 inches tall, you can begin harvesting
- harvest when buds begin to form up until frost outdoors

How to Dry Lemon Basil

- once the stems have grown to 6 – 8 inches tall, you can begin harvesting for drying purposes.
- bundle stalks together, I use a pipe cleaner to bundle.
- hang the stalks upside down until leaves are dried out completely.
- the process can take a couple of weeks to a month.
- once dry, break the leaves and flowers into small bits, discarding stems as you go.
- store in air-tight containers in the freezer for maximum freshness.

FAQ

How much lemon basil should I use to make a cup of tea?

Per one cup of water

- 1-2 tbls dried herb
- 3-4 fresh leaves


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Thank you to all the Wedding Parties, Customers, and Garden lovers who have allowed us to be a small part of your life! Thank you so much, Kim L King, Creative Director, Owner www.SilkFlowersByJean.biz

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~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~**All seeds are grown out and collected from our Homestead at SundaySowers.com**

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