Basil- Blue Spice
- Annual 40cm
- Culinary herb
- Spicy vanilla flavour
Annual growing to 40cm with fragrant green leaves that produces spikes of small purple flowers. Leaves have a strong and spicy vanilla-like flavour that is great used in both sweet and savory dishes; ideal for fruit salad, dips, sauces and chicken dishes. Can be grown in containers. Can be used in potpourri. Very attractive variety; is sometimes grown as an ornamental.
How to sow and grow:
|When:||Spring and summer|
|Position:||Full sun, moist well drained soil|
|Days to Maturity/flowering:||70-90 days|
|Care:||Pick regularly to encourage more growth. Keep well watered. Remove flower buds as soon as they appear for continued leaf growth. Protect from aphids, slugs and snails.|
(Product number: E2-01)
Seeds per gram: 1700 seeds
|Botanical name:||Ocimum americanum|
|Packet type:||Standard seed packet|
|Packet quantity:||110 seeds|
|Seeds per gram:||1700|
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