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Mr Fothergill's Basil Sweet Genovese
Ocimum basilicum - Basil Sweet Genovese ORGANIC
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Grow your own fresh and fragrant basil at home, and enjoy full flavoured dishes every day. These seeds produce a delicious herb that can be easily grown in pots or as a decoration for garden edges. This plant is easy to grow, with a classic aromatic flavour that is popular in Mediterranean dishes and delicious when combined with tomatoes. Plant your seeds in well cultivated soil to benefit from a bountiful garden.

Light Requirements — Full sun
Soil Requirements — Well drained soil
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Planting Advice

Growing tip: Pinching out the tip of the main stem will encourage bushy growth.

Planting instructions:

Sow 5mm deep and 30cm apart where they are to grow in a sunny position and rich well drained soil. Keep moist. Can be grown all year round indoors in good natural light - a north facing windowsill is perfect.

Watering needs

Keep soil moist.