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Basil 'Greek'

Small-leaved, strong-flavoured basil which is easy to train to look brilliant in containers.
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50 seeds

3 x 9cm pots (511764-3)

Delivery:

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sow Under Cover
Direct Sow/ Plant Out
Flowers/ Harvest

Details:

Type
Edible Crop
Position
Kitchen Garden
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Flowers
June - September
Height
45cm (18in)
Group/Species
minimum
Common name
Greek Basil
Moisture
Moist but Well-drained
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
30cm (12in)
Cultivation
Sow from March under cover. Best grown in containers in the glasshouse or a sunny windowsill but can be planted outside from June when nights are warm, in a sheltered position in full sun.

Description

Small-leaved, strong-flavoured basil which is easy to train to look brilliant in containers.

Please note, illustrated packets are being introduced gradually over the coming months, availability may vary.

Care Tips

Grows well in a container, keep re-potting into a slightly larger pot when roots start to show through the drainage holes at the bottom. Water plants in the morning if possible. Keep plants bushy by pinching the tips and removing any flowers.