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Herb Basil Seed Rubra Red Leaf

Code: MS3419

Magnificent flavour delightful aroma, these delicious purple-bronze leaves will enhance any dissh. Plant grows to apporximately 35cm great for a herb pot.
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Planting Instruction
  • How To Sow: Choose warm, well drained site in full sun. Sow these seeds in trays or pots for subsequent transplanting or after frosts, sow direct where to grow in a well prepared seedbed. Sprinkle seeds 2cm apart and to a depth of 5mm. Later, transplant to 25cm apart.
  • Seedling Care: Keep seedbed or trays evenly moist during the germination period of 7-14 days. Apply McGregor's FruitMax 2 weeks after germination for healthier plans and a maximum crop. Protect yourherb garden from snails and slugs with McGregor's Snail and Slug bait and from White Butterfly with McGregor's Derris Dust.
  • Hints and Tips: Cut leaves any time for fresh use. For drying, pick leaves as flowers begin to open. Basil must have warm growing conditions.
  • Our seeds are not treated with Neonicitinoids
Specs & Warranty
Dimensions 1x100x135 mm
Weight 0.004 kg
Seed Count Approx 150
Botanical Name Ocimum Basilcum
Seed Type Herb
Sowing Position Part Sun
When To Sow (Tropical Zone 1) Spring
When To Sow (Tropical Zone 2) Spring
When To Sow (Temperate Zone) Spring
When To Sow (Cool Zone 4) Spring
Grow In Gardens
Annual or Perennial
Seed Depth 1cm
Seed Spacing 2cm
Plant Spacing 25cm
Harvest/Flower/Maturity Time 4-5 weeks


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