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Basil Pesto - Herb Plants x3

  • Catalogue Code 1080-5771
  • Pack Contents: 3x Multi-Stemmed Basil Plants

Grow Basil Pesto for a tasty pesto sauce with the fullest of flavour! Disease-resistant and slow to go to seed, harvest as you need your basil for a range of tasty dishes. Superbly fragrant and flavoursome the RHS recommend Basil Pesto for home-growing.

Grow Basil Pesto to give you an ingredient for pesto sauce with the fullest of flavour! Disease resistant and slow to go to seed, pick your basil leaves regularly for delicious dishes. Superbly fragrant and flavoursome the RHS recommend Basil Pesto as a great variety to grow for yourself.

How you receive your plants

Your basil plants will arrive to you in a plastic wallet. The wallet allows your young plants to stay healthy by giving them an ideal air and root environment when it arrives to you. Check they're all there in the plastic wallet as per your order: they all have a collection of leaves on a central stem and a visible root network.

Can’t plant straight away?

If you cannot plant up your young vegetable plants straight away into their permanent position make sure the plug of each of your plants is kept moist at all times.

You can place your plants on a saucer or tray of water so the plugs are immersed at the beginning of the day. Keep an eye on them and take them out of the water once the soil is moist.

Keep them in a well-ventilated and light position in their plastic wallet after giving them water. Look to planting in their permanent position within 5-7 days.

Height
18in/45cm

Features

  • Good in containers and pots
  • Good in hanging baskets
  • Will flower well in full sun
  • Will flower well in partial sun

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Harvest
30-Jun-2017
Rating:5

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Our products are all grown with the utmost care and to high standards of quality. We regularly check our nursery stock to determine exactly when they will be at the optimum time for despatch.

We despatch our fresh, nursery-grown live plants (including vegetables, trees and flowers) when they are at a stage of growth ready for you, the customer, to plant on at home.

The delivery period shown on your order confirmation indicates when you can expect to receive your order and we will endeavour to despatch your plants in this period within 7-14 days