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|
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.
Keep soil moist.