Basil- Bush

Ocimum basilicum minimum


Standard seed packet, 150 seeds

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Basil- Bush

Ocimum basilicum minimum


  • Also known as "Greek Basil"
  • Culinary herb
  • Dwarf variety; good for pots


Aromatic annual growing to 20cm. Compact bushy plant with smaller leaves than other basil varieties; ideal for growing in pots or other containers. Leaves are used in the same manner as Sweet basil. Good as a garden border. Also known as "Greek Basil".


How to sow and grow:

Method: Raise seedlings
Sowing Depth: 2mm
When: Spring and summer
Germination: 5-10 days @ 18-35°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle: Frost tender Annual
Plant Spacing: 30cm
Plant Height: 20cm
Position: Full sun, moist well drained soil
Days to Maturity/Flowering: 80 days
*Notes: 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: C2-07)
Seeds per gram: 220 seeds


SKU C2-07
Shipping Weight 0.0012kg
Botanical name: Ocimum basilicum minimum
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 150 seeds
Seeds per gram: 220
Photo credits:

Photo by Petyo Ivanov / CC BY 2.0

 

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