Growing Calendar for Basil Seeds - Sweet Italian
Delivery: 5-7 Working Days
A classic large leaved, aromatic Italian herb.
Excellent for fresh pesto! Use in salads especially with tomatoes, ideal in pasta sauces and goes really well with garlic.
Easy to grow in pots on the kitchen windowsill. Remove flowering shoots to increase the harvest of the leaves.
Superbly aromatic leaves are used in Mediterranean food.
Height: 18in (45cm)
Sow Indoors: All year round. 5-6 seeds around a clean 9cm pot of firm pre watered compost, cover with ¼in (½cm) of vermiculite or sieved compost. Place in warmth 15-20°C (60-70°F) and keep moist at all times.
Grow On: Plant pots of Basil outside when risk of frost has passed, 6in (15cm) apart.
Harvest: All Year Round. Protect plants from frost. Grows well on windowsills during winter.
Only just planted so cannot say yet
Not sure yet - still waiting for results
Good germination indoors - some damping off - my fault
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