Basil- Sweet

Ocimum basilicum

Rated 4/5 based on 4 reviews.

Standard seed packet, 140 seeds

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Basil- Sweet

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.


How to sow and grow:

Method: Raise seedlings
Sowing Depth: 2mm
When: Spring and summer
Position: Full sun, moist well drained soil
Plant Spacing: 30cm
Hardiness: Frost tender Annual
Plant Height: 50cm
*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: C1-05)
Seeds per gram: 620 seeds


SKU C1-05
Shipping Weight 0.0007kg
Botanical name: Ocimum basilicum
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 140 seeds
Seeds per gram: 620
Photo credits:

Photo by barb prentis

Photo by Luke C

Sweet!

19 August 2017
Seedling sprouted well.. accidentally planted too many and they all germinated! Good problem to have though
(4)

ARID QLD "Rook"

13 June 2017
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.
(5)

easy to grow in garden or pot, Great.

By: on 23 March 2016
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.
(5)

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