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Ocimum basilicum 'Lemon Mrs. Burns'

  • 'Lemon (Mrs. Burns)' Basil is an herb in the One Earth Edibles line.

Bright green leaves, white flowers and a sweet, tangy lemon basil flavor make Lemon Basil an important resident for your kitchen garden. The delicate flavor of this basil is perfect for seasoning summer dishes including salads, pasta, vegetables, chicken and fish. Be sure to collect some to add a citrusy note to your potpourri.

Interesting Notes:

This basil is an heirloom plant that adds fragrance and beauty.The flowers can be cut for bouquets.
Protect from frost. Prefers rich, moist and warm soil and appreciates a bit of compost or fertilizer. Pinch back to keep the plant bushy and full.

Height: 18-24 Inches

Spread: 12-12 Inches

USDA Zone: Annual

Color: Green

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Butterflies


  • Border or Bed
  • Culinary
  • Cut Flower
  • Container
  • Medicinal
  • Fragrant

Combo Usage:

  • Filler (main structural)

Critter Resistance:

  • Deer Resistant


  • Sun

Fertilizer Levels:

  • Average Feed

Foliage Color:

  • Green

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer(Flowering)

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Summer(Foliage)

Soil Moisture Preference:

  • Average-Slightly Moist

Soil pH Requirements:

  • Medium, 5.7-6.2

Vigor Rating:

  • Plays with others