Basil- Clove Scented

Ocimum basilicum


Standard seed packet, 110 seeds

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Basil- Clove Scented

Ocimum basilicum


  • Annual 150cm
  • Culinary herb
  • Strong clove scent and flavour


Perennial growing to 150cm or more with large fragrant green leaves. Leaves have a strong spicy clove-like flavour that is great for adding to salads and for flavouring soups, stews and curries. Can be used fresh or dried. It is also known as Tree 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: 100cm
Plant Height: 150cm
Position: Full sun, moist well drained soil
Days to Maturity/Flowering: 90-110 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: E2-02)
Seeds per gram: 880 seeds


SKU E2-02
Shipping Weight 0.0006kg
Botanical name: Ocimum basilicum
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 110 seeds
Seeds per gram: 880
Photo credits:

Photo by Forest & Kim Starr / CC BY 3.0

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