Lime Basil


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Lime Basil has a zesty flavor and a sweet, citrusy aroma! Beautiful Lime-green flushes with white buds. It has the traditional flavor of basil with a hint tangy lime, adding a refreshing flavor to poultry, rice, or desserts and blending well in vinaigrettes, sauces, and oils. Can be used fresh or dried in cooking, herbal tea, or potpourri.

Species Basil, Lime
Ocimum americanum
Plant Size 24-30 inches tall

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Country of Origin

United States


Full Sun, Partial Shade

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Planting Instructions:

Plant 1/4 inch in soil after danger of frost has passed in Spring in at least 70F temperature soil. Pinch out leaves as you need them, leaving at least 3 sets of leaves on each part of the lower stems; regular harvest will keep plants growing strong. Also grows well in a container.

Within-Row Spacing 16 inches
Between-Row Spacing 12-24 inches

Nutrition Facts:

Calories 1
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0 g 0%
Saturated fat 0 g 0%
Polyunsaturated fat 0 g
Monounsaturated fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Sodium 0 mg 0%
Potassium 16 mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 0.1 g 0%
Dietary fiber 0.1 g 0%
Sugar 0 g
Protein 0.2 g 0%
Vitamin A 5% Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 0% Iron 1%
Vitamin D 0% Vitamin B-6 0%
Cobalamin 0% Magnesium 0%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.