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Basil Seeds - Sweet Italian

  • Catalogue Code 1020-2550
  • Pack Contents: 300 + Seeds

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.

Features

  • Will flower well in full sun

Growing Calendar for Basil Seeds - Sweet Italian

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Basil Seeds - Sweet Italian 1020-2550

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.

 

04-Feb-2017
Rating:5

I love this variety, grew it last year. I've found that the leaves freeze well in a dry plastic bag--no need for ice cubes. Flavour outstanding. Brings Italy to mind every time.

21-Jan-2017
Rating:5

Excellent

03-Jan-2017
Rating:5

A well worth buy and delivery was prompt

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