Basil- Sweet

Ocimum basilicum Open Pollinated

  • Annual 50cm
  • Culinary herb
  • Sweet and mild in flavour

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Description

'Basil- Sweet' seeds

Ocimum basilicum

  • Annual 50cm
  • Culinary herb
  • Sweet and mild in flavour

Aromatic annual growing to 50cm. Large medium-green shiny leaves that are sweeter and milder in flavour than other common varieties. Slow bolting. Can be grown in containers. Can be used fresh or dried.

Seeds per gram: 620
Product code: C1-05

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Best Months to Sow
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Temperate
Sub-Tropical
Tropical
Arid
Quick Sowing Guide
Method Sow direct or raise seedlings
Sowing Depth 2mm
Season Spring and summer
Germination 5-10 days @ 18-35°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle Frost tender Annual
Plant Spacing 30cm
Plant Height 50cm
Position Full sun, moist well drained soil
Days Until Maturity 60-80 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.

How To Grow

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Ratings & Reviews

Basil- Sweet

I reside in the tropics. I planted these in a seed raising mix with some sifted compost. I was so excited to see them germinate on day 4.
Gemma F 15 February 2024

Basil- Sweet

Easy to grow and prolific!
A B 8 January 2020

Sweet!

Seedling sprouted well.. accidentally planted too many and they all germinated! Good problem to have though
Stephanie C 19 August 2017

ARID QLD "Rook"

Excellent Germination, Perfect for beginners, Fast growing, Can be grown in ground or in containers, transplants well, beautiful white flowers and lush delicious leaves, survives frost & heatwaves, easy to care for - watch for some pests as they also enjoy it check under leaves & stalks, can grow quite high unless picked frequently for bushy habit quite sturdy but in high winds its top heavy nature may cause breakage. One of the best herbs you can grow! also lasts long in cold storage.
Emma B 13 June 2017

easy to grow in garden or pot, Great.

It grows in full sun or part shade. doesn't need a lot of depth in a pot and makes a nice green inbetween the flowers.
customer review from 5/02/2014 23 March 2016