9dc32223fc918cd5b5eb449e21d51973
Details 4* 2* 0* 0* 0 Forum Notes Plant Care Add Your Plant Photo

Ocimum basilicum 'citriodorum'

Lemon basil

Lemon Scented Basil
Members can create lists of plants to manage your garden, get plant care information sent to you, and connect to other gardeners.It's free and easy, SIGN IN or JOIN NOW and get started right away!

Plant Facts

Ocimum basilicum 'citriodorum' is available at:
Scientific Name Ocimum basilicum 'citriodorum'
Principal Common Name Lemon basil
Common Name(s) Lemon scented basil
Synonym
Description Tender, fragrant, lemon scented herb. Shiny green leaves are used for flavoring. Grown seasonally in cool climates.
General Comments
Origin
Nativity Tropical Old World
Height Range 0 - 2 FT
Spread Range 0 - 1 FT
Flower Showy
Warning
Sunset Zones 1 : 2 : 3 : 4 : 5 : 6 : 7 : 8 : 9 : 10 : 11 : 12 : 13 : 14 : 15 : 16 : 17 : 18 : 19 : 20 : 21 : 22 : 23 : 24
USDA Zones 1 : 2a : 2b : 3a : 3b : 4a : 4b : 5a : 5b : 6a : 6b : 7a : 7b : 8a : 8b : 9a : 9b : 10a : 10b : 11
Leaf Color Bright Green
Leaf Texture Glossy : Smooth : Soft
Form Bedding plant : Edible
Flower Color Purple : White
Flower Time Summer
Months
Ease of Growing Easy
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun)
Soil Preferences Well-drained
Watering Preferences Medium
Outstanding Features Attracts Bees : Container Plant : Edible : Flower : Foliage : Fragrance : Leaf : Use

Please bear with us, we're constantly adding plants and updating information and photos. Our goal is to have the very best, most complete plant data available. Our priority is to research the plants which our Community Members have added to one of their lists.

The Mulch is here for everyone, so take a minute and register with us (if you haven't already) and tell us about you and the plants you have in your garden!

Downloading plant care instructions. Please wait, this may take a moment.

User Guides (Slide)

Popular Recommendations (Slide)

Upcoming Events

View All Events

Who's Online

We have 5119 guests and no members online