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Ideal for the ornamental veg garden, both these basils are the best varieties and taste delicious.

This collection contains 1 packet, or 5 seedlings each of:
Genus Ocimum
Group/Species basilicum
Type Half-Hardy Annual
Common Name Basil
Border Position Container, Front, Indoor, Middle
Soil Type Acid, Alkaline, Chalky, Clay, Fertile, Neutral, Sandy
Scent Scented
Site Full Sun, Part Shade, Sheltered
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 45cm (18in)
Spacing 45cm (18in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Sow from February under cover to plant out from June when nights are warm. You can speed the germination process up by sowing into a length of guttering under cover and transplanting outside.
Care Tips Requires plenty of water. Pinch out growing tips so plants bulk out. This grows well in a container pot.
Storing Freezes well - or make pesto to keep in the fridge.
Harvesting June - September. 6-8 weeks from sowing. Remove individual leaves or stems, don't cut the plant to the ground. Remove flowers as they appear. 3-4 months in the summer and early autumn.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest

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