Organic Lemon Basil Seeds

Ocimum basilicum cv.citriodorum

This heirloom variety, known as ‘kemangi’ in Indonesia, has intensely fragrant leaves. Described as a combination of lemon and basil, this plant is most often used in herbal teas and stir-fry.

  • USDA Organic

Plant Size : 10 -16 inches

Hardiness : Tender Annual

Sun : Full

Seed Planting Depth : 0.25"

Days to Harvest : 65 days

Good For Container : Yes

Heirloom size: Heirloom

Easy to Grow: Yes

Water: Moderate

Days to Germination: 7 - 14 Days

Plant spacing with in a row: 6" - 12"

Edible Flower : Yes

Grow Guide Conditions:


Aromatic basil is a perfect companion plant with tomatoes. It is a warm season crop and is best started indoors 4-6 weeks before your last frost date.

Grow Guide Seed:


Plant seeds ¼ inch deep and place on a heating mat or in a warm place (optimum soil temperature is 70-90°F). Transplant 12 inches apart, or in containers. It can be direct seeded outdoors throughout the summer to keep you in fresh pesto!