Basil- Freddy

Ocimum basilicum


Standard seed packet, 100 seeds

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Basil- Freddy

Ocimum basilicum


  • Annual to 40cm
  • Purple variety of Genovese


Annual growing to 40cm. Purple variety of Genovese basil producing large deep purple leaves with a strong basil flavour. Can be grown in containers. Great variety for adding colour to salads or for using as garnish. Can be used fresh or dried. Harvest leaves as required. 


How to sow and grow:

Method: Raise seedlings
Sowing Depth: 3mm
When: Spring and summer
Germination: 5-10 days @ 18-35°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle: Frost tender Annual
Plant Spacing: 30cm
Plant Height: 40cm
Position: Part or full sun, moist well drained soil
Days to Maturity/Flowering: 45 days to maturity
*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: D8-06)
Seeds per gram: 690 seeds


SKU D8-06
Shipping Weight 0.0006kg
Botanical name: Ocimum basilicum
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 100 seeds
Seeds per gram: 690

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