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D.T. Brown Sweet Basil
Ocimum basilicum - Sweet Basil
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An excellent, highly aromatic herb that's used to season soups, salads or omelettes and is the key ingredient when making pesto! The strong flavour is clove-like and is a particularly good accompaniment to tomatoes, salads or on bruschetta.

Growth Height — 45cm
Light Requirements — Part Shade
Soil Requirements — Well drained soil
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Planting Advice

To promote bushy growth, pinch out the tip of the main stem.

Pruning Advice

Pick the leaves as required throughout the summer. If leaves are to be frozen or dried pick them before the plant begins flowering.