Basil Red - Seeds - Ocimum basilicum - Culinary herb
Basil – Red - Ocimum basilicum
Type: Tender Annual
Approximate height: 30 - 35 cm
Site and soil type: Moist, well-drained soil in sun
When to sow: Indoors from March to June for outdoor growing and indoors all year round for growing indoors.
This is a vigorous Genovese type Basil with excellent flavour and good leaf colour.
Use to flavour pesto, pizzas, ratatouille and pasta sauces.
Tips: Water Basil plants in the morning; water the compost rather than watering the leaves. Basil will do better in a large pot in a greenhouse or conservatory rather than outside in the garden
All our seed packets include sowing instructions.
Contents: Approximately 250 seeds / 0.35 g
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