Basil Sweet 'Italiano Classico' 200 Seeds (Ocimum basilicum L.) Herb Heirloom

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Basil Sweet 'Italiano Classico' 200 Seeds (Ocimum basilicum L.) Herb Heirloom

Annual, ornamental, highly aromatic herbaceous plant, used for culinary and decorative purposes. Plant reaches 12-24in (30-45cm) tall and sets meaty, deep green color aromatic leaves and lovely white flowers. Contains sweet, beautifully scented, warm flavour, which adds a lovely flavourful touch to pizzas, pastas, egg dishes, meat dishes, sandwiches etc. Can be used fresh, dried or frozen. Very fast and easy growing, maturing in 2-3 months after planting. Makes wonderful container plants, are great companions with tomatoes. Can be grown indoors or outdoors.

Growing: Planting season: year round in warm climates; early spring in temperate climates, starting seeds indoors, 6 weeks prior the last spring frost date or direct seeding after the danger of last frost is gone and soil is workable.

Soil: light fertile, rich in organic matter soil.

Sowing depth: 1/4in (0.6cm) deep.

Optimum soil temp.: is 70F (+21C) for the best growth.

Spacing: 10-12in (25-30cm) apart.

Light: full sun.

Watering: regular to keep the soil moist but not wet.

Fertilizing: recommended.

Pinch out the flower heads as soon as they appear to make sure the leaves will continue growing.

All our seeds are strictly Non-GMO, Untreated, Free of any possible harmful chemical compounds. All come from trusted and carefully selected small, non-commercial farmers worldwide that provide fresh, safe supply.*





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