Week 21 – May 23, 2019

Plant Information

Sweet Dani Lemon Basil

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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Ocimum basilicum

Common Name: Basil, Annual Herb

Hardiness Degree: 45°F (7.2°C)

Blooming Season: Late Summer, Summer

Plant Habit: Mounded, Upright

Characteristics: Heat Tolerant, Low Maintenance, Scented Foliage, Colorful/Attractive Foliage

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Every two weeks

Spacing: 18 - 26" (46 - 66cm)

Height: 22 - 24" (56 - 61cm)

Width: 18 - 24" (46 - 61cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Very flavorful and fragrant, thanks to 75% more total essential oils than standard lemon basils.
Especially tasty in dressings and marinades.

Grower Information:

  • Flavourful and fragrant – up to 75% more total essential oils than standard lemon basils.
  • Vigorous garden performer.
  • All-America Selections National Winner.

Plug crop time: 4 to 5 weeks
Transplant to finish: 2 to 3 weeks
Days from transplant to harvest: 28
Best for: Fresh Market Field, Home Garden In-ground, Home Garden Container
 

'Sweet Dani'