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World Kitchen - Mediterranean - Basil Sweet Italiano Classico
Ocimum basilicum - Basil Sweet Italiano Classico
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Basil is a popular plant in any kitchen garden, it's a distinctive, highly aromatic herb that's used to season soups, salads or omelettes and is the key ingredient when making pesto! It's strong clove-like, flavour makes it a particularly good accompaniment to tomatoes, salads or on bruschetta.

Contains average 500 seeds.

Light Requirements — Part Shade
Soil Requirements — Well drained soil
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Planting Advice

Direct into sowing position or in pots. Likes rich, well-drained soil and a warm, sheltered position. Sow thinly and cover lightly with fine soil. Firm gently and keep moist. When large enough, thin to 15cm (6in) apart.

Watering needs

Keep soil moist.