Basil Sweet
Ocimum basilicum
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Item code:
8432000100P

An annual herb with large, aromatic green leaves and small white flowers in summer. Ideal planted in a warm location either in herb gardens or pots and containers. Both the stems and leaves can be used in cooking as the stems are more flavoursome than the leaves and can be included in stews and casseroles, the leaves can also be used in salads, tomato dishes, sauces, pesto and pasta dishes.

Size — 100mm
Growth Width — 40cm
Growth Height — 60cm
Fragrant
Frost Sensitive
Flower Colour — White
Flowering Period — Summer
Light Requirements — Full sun, Part Shade
Soil Requirements — Well drained soil
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Planting Advice

Use a quality Herb and Vegetable potting mix.

Watering needs

Allow soil to dry out between watering’s. Do not sit in saucers of water.

Pruning Advice

Lightly prune regularly in the warmer months to maintain shape and size.