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Sweet Basil Seed Herb Sweet Genovese San Ramo

Code: M6421

The best basil for pesto. Great disease reistance. San Remo has dark, shiny leaves. Great for pesto. Basil is the perfect complement for fish dishes.
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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 and cover to a depth of 1cm. When large enough, thin or tansplant them to 25cm apart.
  • Seedling Care: Keep trays or seedbed evenly moist during the germination period of 7-14 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.
  • Our seeds are not treated with Neonicitinoids
Specs & Warranty
Dimensions 1x99x136 mm
Weight 0.005 kg
Seed Count Approx 250
Botanical Name Ocimum Basilicum
Seed Type Herb
Sowing Position Part 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 3cm
Plant Spacing 25cm
Harvest/Flower/Maturity Time 10-12 weeks


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