|Zone:||Not hardy; grow as an annual|
General:Lime scented, 2" long bright green leaves. Wonderful flavor; pairs well with seafood. Pinch to promote fullness.
Culinary Uses: Lime Basil has a distinct zesty lime flavor and aroma, yet still a discernible basil taste. It adds a clean, unique citrus flavor to fish, salsas, and salads.
Ornamental Uses: Lime basil has bright lighter green leaves that are ovoid with gently scalloped margins and deep veins. They are arranged opposite on square stems. The flowers bloom at the tops of the branches in large spikes of small white flowers from July onward.
|Uses*:||Aromatic, Culinary, Deer Resistant, Ornamental|