Mrs Burns' Famous Lemon Basil
Ocimum basilicum. This variety was grown since the 1950's in southeastern New Mexico by the mother of NS/S co-founder Barney Burns. It is an Old World introduction and readily self-seeds. Amazing lemon flavor and very versatile. Heat and drought tolerant. One of our best sellers and a staff favorite! From our Seed-Bank Collection.
- Origin: low desert, about 3100' elevation
- Plant in spring, or with the summer rains, about 1/4 inch deep.
- Approx. 0.2g/50 seeds per packet.
- Limit 3 packets.