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Sweet Basil

Hearty Aroma and Flavor

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Sweet Basil

Hearty Aroma and Flavor

  • A must in Italian cooking
  • Unique mix of flavors
  • Easy to grow
A truly intriguing mix of flavors—offers subtle hints of mint, cloves and anise. Extremely popular in salads and vegetable dishes. Annual. 85 DAYS.
  • 14602
  • pkt of approx. 150 seeds
  • $2.99
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  • Botanical Name: Ocinum basillicum
  • Height: 24 - 30 inches.
  • Spacing: 18 inches between mature plants.
  • Depth: 1/4 "
  • Spread: 12 inches.
  • Light Required: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Size: 150 Seed Pkt
  • Days To Maturity: 85 Days
  • Zone: 3-10
  • Germination: 7 - 10 Days
  • Form: Herb, basil
  • Soil Requirements: Warm, moist, loose, organic, rich soil.
  • Seed Count: Approximately 150 seeds per packet.
  • Pruning: When seedlings are about six inches tall, pinch off the tops to promote more leaf growth and keep your basil from becoming "leggy".
  • Comments: Annual. One of the most popular cooking herbs. Large, 2 inch, dark green leaves. Spicy fragrance and flavor. Prefers warm areas. Favorite seasoning for many italian dishes. Can be used fresh or dried.

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