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Sweet Basil Herb Large Leaf

Code: M6420

Very popular kitchen herb

light green oval leaves. Great for pesto. Basil is the perfect complement for fish dishes. Very aromatic, bushy annual herb with branching stems and
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M6420
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 directly in a well prepared seedbed. In trays sprinkle seeds on soil surface. When large enough thin or transplant them to 25 cm apart. When planted directly in seedbed cover to depth of 1 cm. Seedling Care: Keep trays or seedbed evenly moist during the germination period of 7-10 days. Apply vegetable fertilisers two weeks after germination for healthier plants and a maximum crop. Protect your seedlings from slugs, snails and insect pests; go to mcgregors.co.nz for appropriate plant health and pest control products.Hints and Tips: Cut leaves any time for fresh use. For drying, pick leaves as flowers begin to open. Our seeds are not treated with Neonicotinoids
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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