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Lemon Basil, Ocimum citriodorum - Plant

Lemon Basil, Ocimum citriodorum - Plant

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  • Comes with a self watering pot
  • 3-7 Days Delivery
  • Organic
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Welcome to the Verdant World of Vermi Organics, where nature's wonders come alive. Our Lemon Basil Ocimum citriodorum Plant, scientifically known as Ocimum citriodorum, is a botanical gem that elevates your gardening experience. With its aromatic leaves and zesty flavor, this herbaceous delight is not just a plant—it's a culinary and aromatic adventure waiting to unfold.

About: Ocimum citriodorum, commonly known as Lemon Basil, is a member of the basil family renowned for its distinctive lemon fragrance and versatile applications. Originating from Southeast Asia, this herb has gracefully transcended geographical boundaries to become a global favorite, admired for both its culinary and ornamental attributes.

Benefits: Discover the wholesome benefits encapsulated in our Lemon Basil Ocimum citriodorum Plant, Beyond its culinary prowess, this herb boasts antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, contributing to overall well-being. The infusion of its leaves in teas or as a culinary ingredient adds a refreshing note to your dishes while potentially aiding digestion and providing a vitamin C boost.

Type of Plant (Indoor or Outdoor): Lemon Basil Ocimum citriodorum Plant from Vermi Organics seamlessly adapts to both indoor and outdoor environments. Outdoors, it thrives in well-draining soil and sunlight, while indoors, it can bask in the glow of a sunny windowsill. Whether adorning your garden beds or enhancing your kitchen space, this versatile herb is ready to flourish in any setting.

Care: Caring for your Lemon Basil - Plant is a rewarding experience. Ensure well-draining soil, and water consistently, allowing the soil to dry between watering. Adequate sunlight, whether natural or artificial, is crucial for robust growth. Regular harvesting not only encourages bushier plants but also provides you with an ongoing supply of fresh, aromatic leaves for your culinary adventures.

Common Names: Known by various endearing names, such as Citrus Basil or Lemon Ocimum, this herb resonates with a variety of monikers that capture its essence and culinary appeal.


  • Botanical Name: Ocimum citriodorum
  • Plant Type: Annual
  • Height: 12-18 inches
  • Spread: 8-12 inches
  • Sun Exposure: Full sun
  • Soil Type: Well-drained, fertile soil
  • Growth Rate: Moderate
  • Bloom Time: Summer

Special Features: Lemon Basil stands out with its array of special features that make it a prized addition to any garden or kitchen.

  • Aromatic Bliss: The leaves of Lemon Basil emit a captivating lemon fragrance, enhancing the sensory experience in your garden and kitchen.
  • Culinary Excellence: With a lemony twist, this basil variety brings a unique flavor profile to your dishes, from salads and sauces to marinades and desserts.
  • Ornamental Appeal: Beyond its culinary uses, Lemon Basil's vibrant green foliage adds an ornamental touch to your garden, making it a feast for the eyes as well.

Uses: Explore the diverse applications of our Lemon Basil - Plant and let your culinary creativity flourish.

  1. Culinary Delights: Infuse your recipes with the citrusy essence of Lemon Basil. It complements a variety of dishes, from pasta and salads to grilled meats and desserts.
  2. Aromatic Elixirs: Steep its leaves in hot water for a refreshing herbal tea that not only soothes but also invigorates your senses.
  3. Pesto Paradise: Elevate your pesto game by incorporating Lemon Basil for a vibrant and zesty twist.
  4. Garden Beauty: Plant it in your garden beds or containers for a visually appealing herb that adds a touch of greenery and fragrance.
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