Basil, Kivumbasi Lime – seed packet – $3.99
Related tags: Insectary plant
(Ocimum canum) Annual in the Mint Family. Delightful lime scent and taste. Creative cooks will have a great time with this one. Grows to 2 feet high when blooming. Flowers are white and a bee-attractor. Rare.
Cultivation & harvesting suggestions: A Summer crop. Sow in flats inside or in a hoophouse or greenhouse around the time of the last frost. Transplant out when plants have at least two sets of true leaves and weather has warmed. Give 18-24″ spacings. Or grow in pots. Rich soil and regular watering. Pinch tips to make plant bushy, and use these trimmings in the kitchen as you go.
Contains at least 100 seeds. Packed for 2013.