Basil – Mrs. Burns
Ocimum basilicum 'Mrs. Burns'

Zone: Not hardy; grow as an annual
Height: 12-24"

General:Unique basil that incorporates the aroma and flavor of lemon citrus in both the leaves and seeds. Great with poultry and seafood.

Culinary Uses: It has the strongest lemon scent and flavor of all the lemon basils and also has undertones of cinnamon and mind and hints of spice along with the floral note. Lemon basil is best used in fresh salads and vinaigrettes. Basil leaves have a tendency to turn dark once they are cut, so prepare them at the last minute.

Ornamental Uses: It has bright green leaves and white flowers that are tinged with pink, The leaves are very slightly serrated.

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