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Mr Fothergill's Basil Sweet Genovese Seed Mat
Ocimum basilicum - Basil Sweet Genovese
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Grow your own fresh and fragrant sweet 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, and a popular addition for salads and soups, due to its aniseed flavour. Plant your seeds in well cultivated, fertile soil to benefit from a bountiful garden.

Contains: 3 x 8cm mats

Growth Height — 30cm
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Planting Advice

Simply fill a 9cm round pot with soil mix leaving a 1.5cm gap from the top of the pot for easy watering later on. Place the mat on the soil and firm down gently. Cover with a fine layer of soil, water well. Place in a warm position, a temperature of 15-20°C is ideal. Keep moist.

Plants can then be grown on a sunny windowsill or patio.

Watering needs

Water your plant well.