D.T. Brown Seeds - Sweet Basil - 750 Seed Pack


Botanical Name: Ocimum basilicum 

An excellent, highly aromatic herb that's used to season soups, salads or omelettes and is the key ingredient when making pesto! The strong flavour is clove-like and is a particularly good accompaniment to tomatoes, salads or on bruschetta.

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Type: Seeds & Seed Tape

Vendor: Mr Fothergill's


Care Advice

  • Planting Advice - To promote bushy growth, pinch out the tip of the main stem. 
  • Pruning Advice - Pick the leaves as required throughout the summer. If the leaves are to be frozen or dried pick them before the plant begins flowering.

Key Info

  • Growth Height - 45cm
  • Light Requirements - Part Shade
  • Soil Requirements - Well drained soil

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