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lemon basil quick question

Posted by ezzirah011 7a (My Page) on
Fri, May 14, 10 at 21:46

I bought a lemon basil transplant today and it came with stems of flower on the tops. Now with my sweet basil I pinch the stems with the white flowers off to get a bushy plant, do you do the same for lemon basil?

Thanks!


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RE: lemon basil quick question

yes. Okay, i actually don't know for certain. But i'm pretty sure you treat all basils basically the same.


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RE: lemon basil quick question

While it's still a baby, it will help to remove the flowers, to encourage growth of leaves. The flowers are edible.


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