Lemon Basil Seeds

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Lemon basil is a perennial, aromatic, and culinary herb plant that is one of the most popular tulsi varieties. The lemon basil leaves are soft, thin, ovate-shaped, and light green in color. It is famous for its strong lemon-scented leaves, flowers, and stems which are all edible. Make soup, curries, and stir-fried dishes this is delicious in every way. The lemon basil plant not only gives stunning look to your home but also has many benefits. Buy the Best quality Lemon Basil seeds Online at the best price from with a good germination rate.

About this item

  • Number of Lemon Basil seeds: 100 Seeds
  • Where to grow: Balcony or terrace garden
  • Sowing season: Throughout the year 
  • Sowing method: Seedling transplant or Direct
  • Seeds sowing depth: 0.5 cm or 1/4 inches
  • Germination temperature: 21-25°C
  • Germination Time: 7 to 14 days from sowing
  • Harvest: 50-70 days

What size grow bag is best for Lemon Basil?

Lemon Basil Plant Growing Season In India

You can grow lemon basil in any season throughout the year indoors. The best season for sowing lemon basil seeds is spring and summer when the soil is warm.

How To Grow Lemon Basil At Home

Basil lemon seeds can be sown directly in pots or by transplanting. Basil seeds will germinate faster at 21-25°C temperature. Sow basil lemon seeds in the seedling tray with a potting mix about 0.5 cm or 1/4 inch deep. Give light water through a watering sprayer. Keep the seedling tray in a spot, lemon basil seeds will germinate within 7-14 days.

When seedlings are 6-8 inches in height at a time transplant them into a big pot or grow bag and plant only 1-2 saplings per pot without disturbing their roots.

How To Fertilize Lemon Basil Plant

Apply good organic fertilizer (such as vermicompost, and cow manure) or slow-release fertilizer (like compost tea) to the lemon basil plant once a month.

Lemon Basil Plant Care Tips

Water – Give deep water once a week to your basil plants and make sure to give water to the base of the plant, avoiding showering the leaves and stems.

Soil – Use well-drained, moist soil (but not too moist) for better growth of basil plants.

Sunlight – Lemon Basil plants need 6-8 hours of full sunlight.

Temperature – Ideal growing temperature for lemon basil plants is between 18-32°C (minimum temperature is 10°C).

Common Pests and Disease – Aphids, slugs, and whiteflies generally attack the basil plants, and basil is infected by some diseases like fusarium wilt, bacterial leaf spot, and root rot. If you are facing these problems use organic pesticide neem oil.

Lemon Basil Leaves Benefits

  • Protect against vision loss/help for good vision
  • Beneficial for wound healing
  • Supporting weight loss
  • Managing blood sugar levels
  • Good for digestion
  • Helpful in anxiety and depression

When To Harvest Lemon Basil 

Cut the lemon basil leaves when the plant is about 8-10 inches tall.

Lemon Basil Plant Special Features

  • Common name – Tulsi (तुलसी), Lemon basil, hoary basil, Thai lemon basil, or Lao basil 
  • Scientific name – Ocimum basilicum citriodorum
  • Plant height – 8 to 20 inches
  • Flower color – White 
  • Level of growing – Easy


Why are my tulsi leaves turning yellow?

Root rot disease is the most common reason for yellow leaves on basil (tulsi) plants which is caused by overwatering, so avoid overwatering basil plants.

Why are my lemon basil seeds not germinating?

Lemon Basil seeds will not germinate because of improper growing conditions like not getting enough sunlight, sowing seeds too deep in the soil, overwatering, or under watering.

Note: Images are for reference purposes only. The actual product may vary in shape or appearance based on climate, age, height, etc.

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