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Sweet Basil Seed Herb Large

Code: M6420

Very popular kitchen herb. Very aromatic, bushy annua
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Planting Instruction
  • How To Sow: Choose a well drained site in full sun/part shade. Sow these seeds in trays for subsequent transplanting or, after frosts, sow direct where to grow in a well prepared seedbed. Sprinkle seeds on soil surface. When large enough, thin or tansplant them to 25cm apart. Cover to depth of 1cm.
  • Seedling Care: Keep trays or seedbed evenly moist during the germination period of 7-10 days. Apply McGregor's VegeMax 2 weeks after germination for healthier plants and a maximum crop. Protect your herb 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.
Specs & Warranty
Dimensions 2x100x135 mm
Weight 0.005 kg
Seed Count Approx 150
Botanical Name Ocimum Basilcum
Seed Type Herb
Sowing Position Full Sun
Where to Sow (Tropical Zone 1) Spring
Where to Sow (Sub Tropical Zone 2) Spring
Where to Sow (Temperate Zone 3) Spring
Where to Sow (Cool Zone 4) Spring
Grow In Gardens or Planters
Annual or Perennial Annual
Seed Depth 1cm
Seed Spacing 2cm
Plant Spacing 25cm
Harvest/Flower/Maturity Time 4-5 weeks

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