Ocimum basilicum (Sweet Basil)
Packet – contains 750 seeds
An excellent aromatic herb, useful for seasoning soups, salads and omelettes. The flavour is clove-like and is particularly good accompaniment to tomatoes.
- Mature height of 45cm.
Sow in Spring or Summer.
In-Store Since 1998 & Online Since 2020
|Seasons to Sow||
Prefers a well-drained, rich soil and a warm, sheltered position.
5mm deep in cropping position. Keep moist.
Allow 30cm between plants.
Pick the leave as required throughout the summer. If leaves are to be frozen or dried, pick before plant begins flowering.
To promote bush growth, pinch out tip of main stem.