$2.50 – $3.50 inc GST
Aromatic annual growing to 40cm. Narrow green leaves that have a strong lemon fragrance and flavour. Very popular variety that is used in curries, salads, rice dishes, noodle dishes. teas and desserts. Can be used in potpourri. Also known as "Hoary Basil". Growing lemon basil provides devotees with a tangy, nose happy flavour and scent that is excellent in many international and regional cuisines. It is also a pretty plant that adds dimension and texture to the kitchen garden. As an added bonus, lemon basil care is simple, straightforward and easy. The fragrant variety is native to India and features prominently in that country’s dishes but translates well to many other recipes. The herb is even great in baked goods and as an accent to cookies, cakes and other sweet treats.